Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - In an effort to keep the citizens of Pakistan, the United States and other countries safer by preventing the illicit movement of dangerous chemicals, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Islamabad has coordinated the donation of 80 pickup trucks, 160 body armor suits, five electronic hand-held chemical analysis units and more than 10,000 chemical test kits to Pakistan Customs.
Washington, DC - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agent Jerry Handley is an avid distance runner, having competed in several marathons.
Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today said a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant has helped initiate a partnership that is improving the environment, creating a market for carbon credits generated on working grasslands. Chevrolet, a division of General Motors, recently purchased almost 40,000 carbon dioxide reduction tons generated on working ranch grasslands in the Prairie Pothole region of North Dakota.
Washington, DC - NASA has received an unmodified, or “clean”, audit opinion on its fiscal year 2014 financial statements, marking the fourth consecutive year of “clean” opinions. The agency has released its fiscal year 2014 Agency Financial Report (AFR), which provides details on its financial results and performance highlights.
Sacramento, California - The California Energy Commission approved $13.5 million for energy efficiency measures to 14 schools in the San Francisco Bay Area, San Joaquin County and Orange County during its monthly business meeting today. The Energy Commission also approved grants to four entities to develop and research alternative and renewable fuel projects.
Washington, DC - U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on FCC’s E-rate proposal: