Imperial Valley News Center
Imperial Irrigation District: IID board supports continuing international cooperation on Colorado River
El Centro, California - During yesterday’s regularly scheduled meeting, the Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors approved a series of agreements to Minute No. 323, a potential amendment to the 1944 treaty with Mexico, which would be key to continuing cooperative efforts on both sides of the border in support of the Colorado River system through 2026.
Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a laboratory instrument that can measure how much of the carbon in many carbon-containing materials was derived from fossil fuels. This will open the way for new methods in the biofuels and bioplastics industries, in scientific research, and environmental monitoring. Among other things, it will allow scientists to measure how much of the carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere came from burning fossil fuels, and to estimate fossil fuel emissions in an area as small as a city or as large as a continent.
Reno, Nevada - Naval Aviation has a ways to go in terms of readiness, but the needle is moving in the right direction, according to leadership.
San Diego, California - The second annual Career Development Symposium (CDS) is coming to San Diego, California, on September 20-21 at the Anchors Conference Center, located near the "dry-side" of Naval Base San Diego.
Washington, DC - The State Department, today, released the 2017 Fiscal Transparency Report (the Report) consistent with section 7031(b) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2017 (Div. J, P.L.115-31) (“the Act”). The Report found that 73 of 141 governments reviewed by the Department met minimum requirements of fiscal transparency. The report identified eleven governments found not to meet minimum requirements, but which had made significant progress toward meeting minimum requirements.
Sacramento, California - With a total of seven pieces of chaptered measures already under his belt, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia’s (D- Coachella) remaining 2017 legislative proposals are swiftly accelerating toward the finish line.