Imperial Valley News Center
San Salvador, El Salvador - A 21-year law enforcement veteran of the Salvadoran National Civil Police was arrested June 29 for his alleged involvement in attempting to smuggle two individuals to the United States. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents from the HSI Assistant Attaché Office in El Salvador assisted police officers from the Salvadoran National Civil Police in making the arrest.
Washington, DC - new book from NASA is showing how research aboard the International Space Station helps improve lives on Earth while advancing NASA's ambitious human exploration goals.
Washington, DC - NASA will host a media event Saturday, July 11 showcasing Plains Elevated Convection at Night (PECAN), a new multi-agency airborne research campaign currently studying summer storm systems in the U.S. Great Plains.
Energy Commission Grants Hydrogen Energy California Suspension,Denies Request to Terminate Power Plant Project
Sacramento, California - The California Energy Commission committee reviewing the proposed 390-megawatt Hydrogen Energy California (HECA) power plant rejected a motion to terminate the project’s application for certification (AFC) July 3 and granted a separate request to suspend the AFC for six months.
Washington, DC - Heroin use has increased across the United States among men and women, most age groups, and all income levels. The greatest increases have occurred in groups with historically lower rates of heroin use, including women and people with private insurance and higher incomes. In addition, nearly all people who use heroin also use multiple other substances, according to the latest Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Joshua Tree National Park, California - With an early monsoon season upon us, visitors may be seeing desert tortoises on the roadways as they search out puddles from which to drink. Because of their presence on the roads, tortoises are extremely vulnerable to being hit by cars. In order to educate the public, the park has produced a video on when and how to safely move a tortoise out of the road. Keep in mind that tortoises should only be handled in emergency situations.
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