Imperial Valley News
- Created on Thursday, 03 April 2014 17:22
- Written by State Department
Washington, DC - The Government of Switzerland hosted the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (VPs) Initiative Annual Plenary Meeting in Montreux, Switzerland. The initiative is a collaborative effort by governments, major multinational extractive companies, and NGOs to provide guidance to companies on tangible steps that they can take to minimize the risk of human rights abuses in communities located near extraction sites.
- Created on Thursday, 03 April 2014 14:50
- Written by IVN
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bill.
- Created on Thursday, 03 April 2014 14:41
- Written by Lesley Fair - FTC
Washington, DC - Every tech publication seems to have a list of best apps for business. Whether the goal is to analyze corporate cash flow or avoid the dreaded middle seat that doesn’t recline, there’s an app for the task. But have you considered the kind of sensitive customer or employee information some apps let you transmit? Developers may claim to take steps to secure the data, but as the FTC’s proposed settlements with Fandango and Credit Karma demonstrate, some apps promise more than they deliver.
USDA, EPA Partner to Improve Access to Clean Water, Improved Infrastructure in U.S. - Mexico Border Region
- Created on Thursday, 03 April 2014 14:23
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency today announced a joint initiative to improve access to clean water and wastewater infrastructure for U.S. communities along the Mexico border. This initiative is part of USDA and EPA's ongoing partnership to increase the sustainability of rural drinking water and wastewater systems.
- Created on Thursday, 03 April 2014 14:11
- Written by CDFA
Sacramento, California - USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack is announcing significant progress on implementing the Agricultural Act of 2014 (the 2014 Farm Bill), which President Obama signed into law on February 7. The 2014 Farm Bill reforms agricultural policy, reduces the deficit, and helps grow the economy.
- Created on Thursday, 03 April 2014 13:46
- Written by Patrick Moore and Mischa Popoff
Washington, DC - You can’t separate the organic movement from the anti-GMO movement. They are one and the same, existing in perfect anti-technological symbiosis. What’s bad for GMOs is good for organics and vice versa.
- Created on Thursday, 03 April 2014 11:28
- Written by NAPSI
Washington, DC (NAPSI) - Since the Wright brothers’ first flight in 1903, some of the country’s most accomplished aerospace engineers, mathematicians and scientists have had their first brush with technological innovation right in their own backyards, schools, garages and basements. Today, that tradition continues.
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