Imperial Valley News
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.
Washington, DC - Today in Taking Measure we asked 2016 Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) recipient Adam Creuziger a few questions about his life and work. Adam was recognized for his impact on U.S. automobile manufacturing because of his expertise in the measurement and analysis of materials being evaluated for lightweighting vehicles.
Washington, DC - John Grunsfeld will retire from NASA April 30, capping nearly four decades of science and exploration with the agency. His tenure includes serving as astronaut, chief scientist, and head of NASA’s Earth and space science activities.