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Soil Contamination Found at Multiple Schools on the Big Island of Hawaii
Soil Contamination Found at Multiple Schools on the Big Island of Hawaii
5/22/2019 10:04:10 AM
A few months ago, the Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) announced that that a soil study of 23 schools on the Big Island of Hawaii, conducted with the support of the Hawaii Department of Health (DOH), had been completed.
Stilt and Remitly Partner to Support Millions of Immigrants Working to Secure a Better Financial Future for Themselves and Families
5/21/2019 8:00:50 PM
Stilt, a mission-driven company focused on democratizing access to credit for immigrants and international students, today announced its partnership with Remitly, the largest independent digital remittance company in North America.
Settlement of the Arctic Sunrise case between the Netherlands and Russia
Settlement of the Arctic Sunrise case between the Netherlands and Russia
5/21/2019 8:38:11 AM
In response to the announcement that the Netherlands and Russia have reached a settlement of the ‘ Arctic Sunrise dispute ‘, Daniel Simons, Senior Legal Counsel at Greenpeace International, stated: “We commend the Dutch government for taking a strong stance in favour of freedom of expression and peaceful activism.
DarkCyber for May 21, 2019, Now Available
DarkCyber for May 21, 2019, Now Available
5/21/2019 1:30:00 AM
DarkCyber for May 21, 2019, is now available at www.arnoldit.com/wordpress and on Vimeo at https://www.vimeo.com/337093968. The program is a production of Stephen E Arnold.
National Archives Hosts Free “Write” Stuff Festival June 1
National Archives Hosts Free “Write” Stuff Festival June 1
5/17/2019 2:44:40 PM
The National Archives welcomes the start of summer break with its third annual “Write” Stuff Festival for aspiring writers and illustrators on Saturday, June 1.
The American Board of Industrial Hygiene® Creates the “Board for Global EHS Credentialing®”
The American Board of Industrial Hygiene® Creates the “Board for Global EHS Credentialing®”
5/17/2019 9:01:52 AM
We are very pleased to announce that the American Board of Industrial Hygiene® (ABIH® ) has created a new, higher-level organizational umbrella called the Board for Global EHS Credentialing® (BGC® ) to more accurately reflect our enhanced credential offerings, which include the Certified Industrial Hygienist® (CIH® ), Qualified Environmental Professional® (QEP® ), …
Indonesian government actively blocking efforts to reform palm oil industry
Indonesian government actively blocking efforts to reform palm oil industry
5/17/2019 2:46:04 AM
Jakarta, Indonesia – Ministers in the Government of President Joko Widodo are blocking efforts to reform the palm oil industry. Last week the Indonesian Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs ordered palm oil companies not to share information regarding the palm concessions they own.
Herschel/Planck: 10 Years Later…
Herschel/Planck: 10 Years Later…
5/16/2019 2:44:36 PM
Just ten years ago, an Ariane 5 rocket lifted off from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, with two spacecraft, Herschel and Planck. The two spaceborne observatories, Herschel and Planck, built by Thales Alenia Space as prime contractor for the European Space Agency (ESA), were designed to further our understanding of the Universe.
UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore Addresses the UN Security Council on Yemen in New York, 15 May 2019
UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore Addresses the UN Security Council on Yemen in New York, 15 May 2019
5/15/2019 1:14:25 PM
 On 15 May 2019, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore addresses the United Nations Security Council. "Since the fighting in Yemen began four years ago, 7,300 children have been killed or seriously injured.
Tropical Forest Alliance Annual Meeting Sees Milestones in National and Global Commitments to Tackling Deforestation
Tropical Forest Alliance Annual Meeting Sees Milestones in National and Global Commitments to Tackling Deforestation
5/15/2019 1:00:49 PM
  The World Economic Forum’s  Tropical Forest Alliance  annual meeting, which has concluded in the Colombian capital, Bogotá, has seen a number of commitments that will contribute to the Alliance’s goal of protecting the world’s tropical rainforests.
AIHce EXP 2019 Attendees Encouraged to Participate in the ABIH® Forum
AIHce EXP 2019 Attendees Encouraged to Participate in the ABIH® Forum
5/15/2019 10:07:32 AM
The American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition (AIHce EXP) gets underway in Minneapolis, Minnesota next week. The event begins on May 20th and continues through the 22nd.
NASA Highlights Moon 2024 Mission with FY 2020 Budget Amendment
NASA Highlights Moon 2024 Mission with FY 2020 Budget Amendment
5/14/2019 1:26:37 PM
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine sent a video message to agency employees Monday about the president’s fiscal year 2020 budget amendment, which will support accelerated plans to land astronauts on the Moon by 2024.
How Many Metric Tons of Asbestos Imported into the U.S. Last Year made it to Puerto Rico?
How Many Metric Tons of Asbestos Imported into the U.S. Last Year made it to Puerto Rico?
5/14/2019 8:56:52 AM
While the last producer of asbestos in the United States ceased operations in 2002, the country still imports asbestos from other countries. According to the recently released U.S.
DarkCyber for May 14, 2019, Now Available
DarkCyber for May 14, 2019, Now Available
5/14/2019 1:30:00 AM
DarkCyber for May 14, 2019, is now available at www.arnoldit.com/wordpress and on Vimeo at https://www.vimeo.com/335676549 The program is a production of Stephen E Arnold.
Supreme Court Backs Qui Tam Whistleblowers in Unanimous False Claims Act Ruling
5/13/2019 2:22:50 PM
Today the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in support of qui tam whistleblowers in the False Claims Act case entitled  Cochise Consultancy, Inc.
Eyeing a More Secure Future for Refugees
Eyeing a More Secure Future for Refugees
5/13/2019 1:28:41 PM
If the eyes are the window to the soul, could irises be the key that unlocks one’s identity?  The Anglo-Jordanian technology company IrisGuard thinks so.
The Commission on Elections in the Philippines selects Gemalto’s Biometrics Solution to ensure secure and rapid Voter Authentication
The Commission on Elections in the Philippines selects Gemalto’s Biometrics Solution to ensure secure and rapid Voter Authentication
5/13/2019 1:27:12 PM
  Electoral commissions have the delicate task of maintaining reliable and correct electoral registers as part of the execution of the election. To help ensure secure and accurate voter verification before issuing ballot slips, the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) in the Philippines has appointed Gemalto, a Thales company, and Nextix as technology partners to develop, …
US – Trump Administration Prosecutes Third Whistleblower Under Espionage Act
US – Trump Administration Prosecutes Third Whistleblower Under Espionage Act
5/13/2019 11:37:34 AM
Daniel Hale, a former government intelligence analyst who worked for the National Security Agency (NSA) and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, was arrested on May 9 and charged in a federal court under the Espionage Act with five crimes related to the disclosure of classified information.
Canada Enhances Public Safety With Gemalto Fingerprint Identification Solution
Canada Enhances Public Safety With Gemalto Fingerprint Identification Solution
5/10/2019 3:31:01 PM
A recent initiative undertaken by the Government of Canada and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to advance public safety measures has led to the digitalization of biometric records across the country which will allow for faster and more accurate criminal and civil identity checks.
Higher Tariffs are Only Higher Taxes, Plain and Simple, Says CTA
Higher Tariffs are Only Higher Taxes, Plain and Simple, Says CTA
5/10/2019 1:45:09 PM
The follow is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA), in response to President Trump’s decision to increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25%: “Tariffs are taxes, plain and simple.