Imperial Valley News Center
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will join United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at events on Friday in San Francisco to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Charter.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for the Northeast, Central Appalachians and Ohio Valley due to severe thunderstorms.
Sacramento, California - Parts of the Midwest are dealing with a serious and ongoing outbreak of avian influenza, so California is taking extra steps to protect birds here. Poultry farmers, veterinarians and the larger commercial community in general are aware of the additional requirements, which focus on inspecting and testing farms and flocks in the outbreak regions before they can send poultry and products to California.
Sacramento, California - At the request of the California State Assembly Select Committee on Renewable Energy Development and Restoration of the Salton Sea, Kevin E. Kelley, general manager of the Imperial Irrigation District, served as a panelist during Tuesday’s assembly committee hearing “Achieving a Low-Carbon Reliable Grid and the Role of the Salton Sea” where he spoke about pertinent renewable energy issues in the context of the declining sea.
Sacramento, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia held his first of two select committee hearings today in the State Capitol with the Assembly Select Committee on Renewable Energy Development and Restoration of the Salton Sea. During the hearing the committee reviewed the Salton Sea’s geothermal resource in the context of the state’s renewable energy and climate goals.
Zambia - There are hundreds of women who inspire us at Food Tank. They are entrepreneurs, stewards of the land, business owners, researchers, farmers, and innovators, who are the backbone of the world’s food systems.
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