Imperial Valley News Center
Sequoia National Park Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Restoration of Ecosystem Function in Cahoon Meadow, a Severely Eroded Wilderness Wetland
- Written by National Park Service
Sequoia National Park, California - The National Park Service is initiating public scoping on a proposal to evaluate a full range of ecological restoration options to address a large erosion gully in Cahoon Meadow, located within the John Krebs Wilderness of Sequoia National Park. The purpose of this project is to protect and restore wetlands in Cahoon Meadow.
- Written by White House
Washington, DC - Last year, President Obama called upon Congress to expand access to high-quality preschool for every child in America, proposing investments that would support a continuum of early learning opportunity from birth through kindergarten entry. In January, he challenged more Americans - elected officials, business leaders, philanthropists, and the public - to help more children access the early education they need to succeed in school and in life. Over the course of the past year, significant progress has been made, and bipartisan cooperation has led to a substantial increase in federal investment in early education.
- Written by Green Liver
Burbank, California - eSolar®, a leading developer of modular, scalable concentrating solar power (CSP) technology, has been contracted by Aalborg CSP A/S (Aalborg, Denmark) to provide a solar collector system (SCS) product in support of a recently announced commercial expansion of Sundrop Farms’ greenhouse facility in Port Augusta, South Australia. Construction of the expansion facility begins this month and is due for completion in 2016.
- Written by PRW
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Treating the potentially blinding haze of a scar on the cornea might be as straightforward as growing stem cells from a tiny biopsy of the patient’s undamaged eye and then placing them on the injury site, according to mouse model experiments conducted by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The findings, published today in Science Translational Medicine, could one day rescue vision for millions of people worldwide and decrease the need for corneal transplants.
- Written by IVN
Los Angeles, California - Oprah was excited to share just how much she loves Red C Jewels’ diamond initial studs by listing them in her coveted Oprah’s Favorite Things 2014. She even announced her plans to gift all the girls at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy their very own pair for their birthday.
- Written by IVN
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today sent a letter to the Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Elliot F. Kaye, urging him to review a California law that will help ensure that toys guns are not mistaken for real guns, and to adopt similar standards for all toy guns sold in the United States.
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