Ongoing Federal Support for Hurricane Harvey On Sunday, President Trump and Vice President Pence led meetings with the Cabinet and senior members of the Administration to discuss ongoing Federal support for Hurricane Harvey response and recovery. The President continued to stress his expectation that all departments and agencies stay fully committed to supporting the Governors of Texas and Louisiana and his number one priority of saving lives. He reminded everyone that search and rescue efforts will transition to mass care, restoring power, providing life-sustaining necessities for the population that sheltered in place, and economic recovery. Read more
President Trump Approves Texas Disaster Declaration On Friday, President Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Texas and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Harvey beginning on August 23, 2017, and continuing. Read more
President Trump Approves Louisiana Emergency Declaration
Today, President Trump declared that an emergency exists in the State of Louisiana and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from Tropical Storm Harvey beginning on August 27, 2017, and continuing.
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Photo of the Day
Secretary Perry test drove a 3D-printed Shelby Cobra, a real world example of additive manufacturing’s incredible potential. Printed at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the Shelby is a “plug-in-play” lab that allows research and development of integrated components and manufacturing process technologies to be tested in real time. | August 4 (Department of Energy Photo)
Coming Up This Month
Secretary Perry is in Washington State this week touring the Pacific Northwest National Lab and the Hanford Site.
DOE and VA Team Up to Improve Healthcare for Veterans
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) are partnering to drive technology innovation and transform health care delivery for Veterans with the Million Veterans Program. Secretary Perry has brought in Navy Seal, Morgan Luttrell to help with this effort. Read more
17 National Labs Tackle Scientific Challenges
Secretary Perry has made it abundantly clear that he values the role that the DOE National Labs play in both the science and energy industries. He has already traveled to several labs across the Nation, and is continuing to do so – this week even! A recent podcast on the Labs was even given the thumbs up from Bill Gates. Read more
ICYMI: The United States Emerges as “Powerful Force” in LNG trade
According to data from the Census Bureau and the U.S. Energy Information Administration, with new pipeline and LNG export capacity coming online soon, the US should close out 2017 as a net exporter of natural gas, a situation that hasn’t been seen since 1957. Read more
In The Gazette Notice no. 7405.THE PUBLIC HOLIDAYS ACT. (CAP.110) DECLARATION OF A PUBLIC HOLIDAY.
IT IS, or it has been notified for the general information of The General public that, The Acting Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Co ordination of National Government, In exercise of The powers conferred by section 2 (4) of The Public Holidays Act, has declared that Tuesday, The 8th of August, 2017, will be a public holiday to accord Kenyans the opportunity to participate In the 2017 General Election.