Public Sector
Water For People wins $200,000 Development Marketplace award from World Bank   
January 20, 2020
Source: Water - Water For People was awarded the maximum grant of $200,000 for an innovative sanitation project in Malawi designed to reduce the incidence of diarrhea through hygiene education, the use of children's latrines, and the production...
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The Virginia Bill Roundup Continues: Climate, Energy Transition, and Other Utility Regulation   
January 20, 2020
Source: Blue Virginia - Meanwhile, however, the need for mitigation measures is more pressing than ever. The new Democratic majority has responded with a long list of bills that address the problem in various ways: by joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas...
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OTHER VIEWS: 2020 a great time to kick the smoking habit   
January 19, 2020
Source: The News Courier - According to the Center for Disease Control, 70% of smokers want to quit. If you are among them, and your resolution was to break the nicotine addiction in 2020, we want to encourage you to keep to your resolution. It’s a...
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Germany’s woes with wind power offer a lesson for the U.S. | Letter   
January 19, 2020
Source: The Express-Times - In his Dec. 6 guest column, “Pa. stands to gain by joining RGGI," (Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative), the Sierra Club’s Tom Schuster lays out an extensive and elaborate argument supporting Gov. Tom Wolf’s...
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Consumer Food Safety Education Conference to be Broadcast Live   
January 18, 2020
Source: Food Safety News - Griffin, Chief of Enteric Diseases Epidemiology ... Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC, and Charlie Arnot, Chief Executive Officer, ...
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Hunter named regional chairman   
January 18, 2020
Source: Journal Record - Attorney General Mike Hunter was elected as chairman for the Midwest Region by the National Association of Attorneys General. Enter your user name and password in the fields above to gain access ...
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Immunobiologic Agents and Drugs Available from the Center for Disease Control   
January 18, 2020
Source: Annals.org - Special immunobiologic agents and drugs are distributed by the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia. These agents fall into six groups: antitoxins, coral snake antivenin, globulins and plasmas, drugs for parasitic...
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Climate Change Boosts Lethal Hendra Virus   
January 18, 2020
Source: Scientific American magazine - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention runs the National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases; part of its mandate is to evaluate how climate change will affect the prevalence and spread of ...
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Center for Food Safety sues USDA over new pork inspection rules   
January 18, 2020
Source: ConsumerAffairs - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA ... slaughtering process to the point that dangerous bacteria or other illnesses are not eliminated from pork products sold to consumers. The organization points out that current line...
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U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology - News, Features, and Slideshows   
January 18, 2020
Source: Australian Techworld - Health care providers are increasingly using smartphones and tablets for tasks such as accessing and transferring medical records, and submitting prescriptions, but these devices may not be secure enough to protect sensitive...
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