Imperial Valley News
Statement By Secretary Jeh C. Johnson On Inspector General Findings On The Transportation Security Administration
Washington, DC - "Effective immediately, Melvin Carraway, the Acting Administrator for the Transportation Security Administration, will be reassigned to serve in the Office of State and Local Law Enforcement at the Department of Homeland Security headquarters. Acting Deputy Director, Mark Hatfield will lead TSA until a new Acting Administrator is appointed.
Washington, DC - It’s been 20 years since the Oklahoma City bombing killed 168 people and injured close to 700 in what was the worst terrorist attack on United States soil prior to 9/11. Yet, for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations’ (HSI) Special Agent and National Honor Guard member Michael McMahon, the memories of that day still stand out in his mind.
Washington, DC - An upcoming webinar on the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) will help potential applicants as they seek available funding. During the current round, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will invest up to $235 million to improve the nation's water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural production. Partners will match the Federal investment.
Sacramento, California - In response to the current drought state of emergency declared by Governor Brown, the California Building Standards Commission (CBSC) has approved new water efficiency requirements for public school construction.
Sacramento, California - The California Energy Commission will hold a public meeting in Fresno tomorrow, June 2 to seek input on a new Water Energy Technology (WET) rebate and grant program to save water and energy in the Central Valley and other agricultural areas of California.
Washington, DC - The President today declared a major disaster exists in the State of Texas and ordered federal aid to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding beginning on May 4, 2015, and continuing.