Imperial Valley News
EPA and DOE Honor 2015 Energy Star Partners of the Year for Leadership on Energy Efficiency, Acting on Climate
Washington, DC - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are honoring 128 businesses and organizations in 33 states with the Energy Star’s Partner of the Year award for their commitment to saving energy and protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. Awardees are helping families save money by saving energy in innovative ways including working with utilities to offer rebates to customers, creating more efficient products, and launching efficiency projects.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Panama City, Panama, from April 9 to 10 to join President Obama at the Seventh Summit of the Americas, which will include participation by all 35 countries in the Western Hemisphere for the first time.
Washington, DC - As part of the State Department’s ongoing efforts to counter violent extremism, 11 high-level government representatives from Counter-ISIL Coalition countries will begin a U.S. exchange program this week aimed at discrediting and de-legitimizing ISIL’s brand of violent extremism.
San Diego, California - Today, Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) issued the following statement in honor of National Autism Awareness Month:
Washington, DC - The United States strongly condemns the reprehensible attacks against Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement staff and volunteers in Syria and in Yemen on April 3, leading to the deaths of four more relief workers.
Sacramento, California - California is an agricultural powerhouse the nation’s largest farm state and a world market leader, with 2012 sales of $48 billion. California’s dry summers make irrigation essential.