Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - The Natural Resources Agency, Department of Food and Agriculture and the California Environmental Protection Agency today announced an updated California Water Action Plan that incorporates two years of significant progress toward sustainable water management and an implementation report that tracks and details that progress.
Washington, DC - The United States strongly condemns today’s terrorist attack in Jakarta. We extend our condolences to the families of those killed, and we wish a quick and full recovery to those injured.
Sacramento, California - Consider a typical haystack. Now, instead of the traditional challenge of trying to find a needle, which is a distinctly different material and shape from the hay, imagine instead trying to find a single rotten piece of hay. That rotten piece is softer and browner than normal hay—and that’s all that sets it apart.
Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken to Travel to Japan, Burma, the Republic of Korea, and China
Washington, DC - Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel later this week to Tokyo, Naypyitaw, Seoul, and Beijing to consult with U.S. allies in the region; see first-hand progress in Burma’s post-election democratic transition; conduct the interim Strategic Security Dialogue with the Chinese government; and discuss a range of other regional and global issues.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today built on its Grid Modernization Initiative – an ongoing effort that reflects the Obama Administration’s commitment to improving the resiliency, reliability, and security of the nation’s electricity delivery system. During his visit to a utility control center in Miami, FL today, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced the release of DOE’s comprehensive new Grid Modernization Multi-Year Program Plan, a blueprint for modernizing the grid.
Washington, DC - Yesterday, Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland traveled to Trakai, Lithuania where she will meet with senior Lithuanian government officials and attend the annual Snow Meeting on Euro-Atlantic security issues, which brings together key members of the transatlantic foreign policy community.