Imperial Valley News Center
FTC Testifies on Proposed Reforms to Electronic Communications Privacy Act Before Senate Judiciary Committee
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - In testimony before Congress today, the Federal Trade Commission provided feedback on proposed reforms to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
- Written by Emil Venere
West Lafayette, Indiana - Vice President Joe Biden is announcing that Purdue University has received an advanced U.S. Department of Energy research award to improve concentrating solar power (CSP) technology. Funded by the DOE SunShot Initiative, a research team from Purdue aims to test the material limitations of critical components often found in large-scale solar power plants.
- Written by Danielle Nierenberg
Washington, DC - The Organic Trade Association (OTA), a membership-based organization of organic food companies, is working to bust myths about organic food. “Despite organic sales and accessibility at all-time highs, consumer confusion about organic benefits remains significant,” say Laura Batcha, CEO of OTA. “Consumers need to know the facts about organic so they can make the smartest choices for themselves and their families.”
- Written by CDFW
San Francisco, California - State and federal fisheries officials are asking for public assistance and offering a $20 reward for the return of each satellite tag from green sturgeon. The satellite tags, which are programmed to release from the fish after a predetermined time, are most likely to be found along the open ocean coastal portions of San Francisco and San Mateo counties, and the shores and waters of San Francisco Bay, San Pablo Bay, Suisun Bay and the Delta.
- Written by IVN
Atlanta, Georgia - On September 14-18, 2015, the Federal Bureau of Investigation will host the Annual International Bomb Data Center Working Group (IBDCWG) Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.
- Written by Justice Department
Washington, DC - A Russian national today admitted his role in a worldwide hacking and data breach scheme that targeted major corporate networks, compromised more than 160 million credit card numbers and resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars in losses – the largest such scheme ever prosecuted in the United States.
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