Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Furthering efforts to encourage clean energy innovation, the Energy Department today released a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) to support the research, development, and demonstration of advanced reactor concepts. The announcement represents an early step in increasing investment in nuclear advanced reactor technologies, which have the potential to provide substantially enhanced operational performance, safety, security, economics, and proliferation resistance.
Sacramento, California - With wildfires burning across the state - exacerbated by severe drought conditions and extreme weather - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today declared a state of emergency in California to help mobilize additional firefighting and disaster response resources.
Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski Travels to Egypt and Vietnam
Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski will travel to Cairo, Egypt from August 1-3, joining Secretary of State John Kerry for the U.S.-Egypt Strategic Dialogue.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.
Washington, DC - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that the $27.4 billion merger of tobacco companies Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc. would likely harm competition in the U.S. market for cigarettes.
Niland, California - On Tuesday, at approximately 6:45 PM, Imperial County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Siphon 7 area of the Coachella Canal in the Niland Slabs. This was in reference to a report of a female juvenile who had drowned in the canal.