Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State’s Office of the Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State, in collaboration with The Kavli Foundation, The U.S. National Science Foundation, and the Global Partnerships Forum, hosted a side event during the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) high level week to elevate brain science as a foreign policy priority.
West Lafayette, Indiana - Scientists looking for traces of E. coli O157:H7 contamination in foods soon could have a new detection method on their hands - turning off the lights to see if the bacteria glow in the dark.
El Centro, California - The 150-megawatt (MW) Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center West, a new solar plant near Seeley capable of powering 55,000 homes, is now fully operational. Southern California residents and businesses will be able to take advantage of this renewable resource via the project’s 25-year agreement with San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E).
Washington, DC - In an action brought by the Federal Trade Commission in 2013, a federal court has banned a Slovakia-based company and two of its executives from the business directory business, ending a scam that for years took millions of dollars from small businesses and non-profits in the United States and other countries.
Washington, DC - The United States welcomes Sudan's recent efforts to increase counterterrorism cooperation with the United States. In recent months, Sudan has taken important steps to counter ISIL and other terrorist groups and has sought to prevent their movement into and through Sudan. Sudan’s continued cooperation will bolster international efforts to combat terrorism in the broader region. Subject to and consistent with U.S. law, we will work cooperatively with the Government of Sudan on counterterrorism to enhance the security of both our countries.
New York - Members of the ISSG met this morning in New York City to take measure of the situation in Syria.