Imperial Valley News
Energy Department Announces Funding to Train Engineers, Provide Energy Assessments for Small- and Medium-sized Manufacturers
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced approximately $35 million in funding, subject to congressional appropriations, to assist small- and medium-sized U.S. manufacturers with increasing their energy efficiency, productivity, sustainability and competitiveness and to help address the shortage of engineering professionals with applied energy-related skills.
Palo Alto, California - On April 7, Under Secretary Gottemoeller will join Deputy Secretary Blinken for a day-long workshop at Stanford University, “The Hunt for Weapons of Mass Destruction: Leveraging New Technology” in Palo Alto.
Washington, DC - Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins will lead the U.S. delegation to a Review and Assistance Conference on the Implementation of UN Security Council resolution 1540 (2004) at the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on April 6-7, 2016. Resolution 1540, among its other legally binding obligations, requires all States to prohibit non-State actors, including terrorists, from engaging in a range of activities related to nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and their means of delivery, and to have controls for legitimate commercial and scientific activities that terrorists and other criminals might abuse for proliferation purposes.
Klamath, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined state, federal and Native American tribal governments, as well as Klamath Basin water users and businesses, to continue moving forward with the largest river restoration and dam removal project in the nation.
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 1,701 checks totaling more than $596,000 to consumers who lost money to a fraudulent debt collection scheme that processed payments for payday loan debts they did not owe.
Washington, DC - Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez released the FTC’s 2015 Annual Highlights today, featuring some of the agency’s key efforts to benefit consumers and promote competition over the past calendar year.