NOAA issues proposed rules designating Atlantic sturgeon critical habitat

Washington, DC - NOAA Fisheries today announced two proposed rules to designate critical habitat for five distinct population segments of federally listed Atlantic sturgeon.

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts

Washington, DC - Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to appoint the following individuals to key Administration posts:

  • Micah Fialka-Feldman – Member, President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Betty Williams – Member, President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Elie Wiesel – Member, United States Holocaust Memorial Council
  • Donald L. Pereira – Commissioner, United States Section of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission
  • Tod Sedgwick – Member, World War I Centennial Commission

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group Departs on Great Green Fleet Deployment

Norfolk, Virginia - About 7,000 Sailors attached to Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 10 departed Naval Station Norfolk Wednesday, June 1, on a regularly-scheduled deployment. The IKE CSG is deploying to relieve the Harry S. Truman Strike Group supporting air strikes against ISIL and conducting maritime security cooperation operations in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operations.

Marking five years of the National Robotics Initiative in Washington, D.C. on June 9

Washington, DC - To promote the progress and promise of collaborative robotics (co-robot) research, the Congressional Robotics Caucus will host an expo on Thursday, June 9, 2016, in Washington, D.C.

FTC Charges Gold, Silver Investment Scheme with Fraud

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission charged a nationally advertised gold and silver marketing operation with bilking millions from consumers.  The FTC seeks to recover money from the defendants to return to their customers, many of whom allegedly lost thousands of dollars to the scheme.