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Readout on Principals Meeting on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity Task Force
Readout on Principals Meeting on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity Task Force
7/25/2017 1:51:54 PM
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today hosted a 90-minute working breakfast meeting involving principals who are members of the Agriculture and Rural Prosperity Task Force.   The Task Force was created by President Trump’s Executive Order of April 25, 2017, with Secretary Perdue serving as chairman.
UNESCO engages academics at IAMCR
UNESCO engages academics at IAMCR
7/25/2017 1:16:36 PM
The 60th anniversary conference of the  International Association for Media and Communication Research  (IAMCR) in Colombia last week saw a total of 11 engagements by UNESCO officials.
SEC Names Bryan Wood as Director of the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs
SEC Names Bryan Wood as Director of the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs
7/25/2017 9:48:29 AM
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Bryan Wood has been named Director of the agency’s Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs. Mr.
Preventing Exposures to Vinyl Chloride and Other Occupational Chemical Hazards in Puerto Rico
Preventing Exposures to Vinyl Chloride and Other Occupational Chemical Hazards in Puerto Rico
7/24/2017 10:55:07 AM
Vinyl chloride is an important industrial chemical that is produced in large quantities as a chemical intermediate for use in manufacturing other products.
Research Shows One Aspect of the Affordable Care Act Has No Significant Impact on Emergency Department Patient Visits
Research Shows One Aspect of the Affordable Care Act Has No Significant Impact on Emergency Department Patient Visits
7/24/2017 9:36:34 AM
As the debate surrounding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) looms in the U.S. Congress, Johns Hopkins researchers are weighing in on one aspect of the law.
Federal Regulatory Agencies Announce Coordination of Reviews for Certain Foreign Funds Under Volcker Rule
Federal Regulatory Agencies Announce Coordination of Reviews for Certain Foreign Funds Under Volcker Rule
7/24/2017 8:21:13 AM
  Five federal financial regulatory agencies announced that they are coordinating their respective reviews of the treatment of certain foreign funds under section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Act, commonly known as the Volcker Rule, and the agencies’ implementing regulations.
Yamaha Motor Opens First Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing in Chennai — Public-Private HR Development Program through Japanese/Indian Government & Japanese Corporate Collaboration —
Yamaha Motor Opens First Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing in Chennai — Public-Private HR Development Program through Japanese/Indian Government & Japanese Corporate Collaboration —
7/24/2017 8:11:35 AM
Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo:7272) announced that it has today held the opening ceremony for the YAMAHA MOTOR NTTF Training Center (YNTC), newly established at the Chennai Plant (in Tamil Nadu State) of its local subsidiary India Yamaha Motor Pvt.
Altamar: New Podcast Navigates the High Seas of Global Politics
Altamar: New Podcast Navigates the High Seas of Global Politics
7/22/2017 5:26:10 PM
In an increasingly turbulent moment of uncertainty and unpredictability in global politics, there is something missing from the public policy debate: sanity.
Trump’s Cuba Folly: Altamar Podcast Releases Inaugural Episode
7/22/2017 5:25:21 PM
Former think tank director Peter Schechter and former diplomat and journalist Muni Jensen formally launch their “hard center” foreign affairs podcast, Altamar, with a critical take on President Donald Trump’s Cuba rollback.
Altamar: Can Macron Become the West’s Wunderkind?
7/22/2017 5:25:11 PM
Altamar, a foreign affairs podcast aiming to navigate the high seas of global politics, this week sets its sights on French President Emmanuel Macron for its second episode.
Partners in Innovation – HM Land Registry and Ordnance Survey
Partners in Innovation – HM Land Registry and Ordnance Survey
7/21/2017 6:27:52 PM
The pilot partnership will see HMLR join OS at its Geovation Hub to encourage and support innovation and property technology (PropTech) businesses. Geovation is based at a dedicated location-data lab in London that supports and enables open innovation and collaboration across many sectors.
EPA to hold July 25 public meeting on proposed cleanup plan for part of Kalamazoo River Superfund site, Otsego, Michigan
EPA to hold July 25 public meeting on proposed cleanup plan for part of Kalamazoo River Superfund site, Otsego, Michigan
7/21/2017 3:22:36 PM
Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting on July 25 in Ostego to discuss its proposed plan to clean up PCBs and other contaminants in the stretch of the Kalamazoo River between the Otsego City Dam and the former Plainwell Dam, known as Area 2 of the Allied Paper/Portage Creek/Kalamazoo River Superfund site.
Actress Lucy Lawless joins climate change survivor in protest against Arctic exploitation for Norwegian oil
Actress Lucy Lawless joins climate change survivor in protest against Arctic exploitation for Norwegian oil
7/21/2017 2:56:37 PM
The banners say: “People Vs. Arctic Oil” and are directed at Statoil and the Norwegian government, which has opened a new, aggressive search for oil in the waters of the Barents Sea.
Nineteen Thousand People Rescued in Fifteen Months
Nineteen Thousand People Rescued in Fifteen Months
7/21/2017 2:37:33 PM
  “We’re very happy to be given this award together with Giusi Nicolini,” said SNineteen thousand people rescued in fifteen months ophie Beau, co-founder and vice-president of SOS Méditerranée, as she received the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Prize.
EPA WATERS Award Lauds Innovative and Effective Regional Drinking Water Improvements
EPA WATERS Award Lauds Innovative and Effective Regional Drinking Water Improvements
7/21/2017 8:12:56 AM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 10 recently honored four Pacific Northwest communities for excellence in providing safe drinking water to the public by using the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund program.
Merck and Pfizer Collaborate with Corning
Merck and Pfizer Collaborate with Corning
7/21/2017 6:59:42 AM
Merck (NYSE: MRK), Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) and Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today announced collaborations that have enabled the modernization of pharmaceutical packaging with the introduction of Corning Valor™ Glass.
PHOTOS: EPA Administrator Pruitt Continues State Action Tour in Minnesota
PHOTOS: EPA Administrator Pruitt Continues State Action Tour in Minnesota
7/20/2017 5:58:50 AM
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt continued his state action tour in Minnesota on Wednesday, visiting with Governor Mark Dayton and John Stine, commissioner of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and president of the Environmental Council of States, a key EPA partner in protecting the environment and public health.
EPA Selects Miami-Dade County, Florida Project to Apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Loans
7/19/2017 12:35:22 PM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting Miami-Dade County, Florida’s Ocean Outfall Discharge Reduction and Resiliency Enhancement Project to Apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Loans.  The Miami-Dade County project is one of 12 projects in nine states to apply for more than $2 billion in WIFIA loans.
FDA approves Vosevi for Hepatitis C
FDA approves Vosevi for Hepatitis C
7/19/2017 8:21:18 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Vosevi to treat adults with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1-6 without cirrhosis (liver disease) or with mild cirrhosis.
Children increasingly targeted in Central African Republic violence
Children increasingly targeted in Central African Republic violence
7/18/2017 11:41:33 AM
Months of renewed fighting in the Central African Republic (CAR) have led to an increasing number of violent acts committed against children,  including murders, abductions, rape and recruitment into armed groups – UNICEF warned today.