Marina Orenstein was used to being alone in the ladies room while serving in the Israeli army's 8200 intelligence corps, the vaunted unit that has spawned countless technology startups including Check Point Software Technologies.
Bloomberg BNA – In a decisive split with federal regulators, the Washington Department of Ecology (DOE) said it would conduct a detailed environmental analysis of cumulative and indirect impacts of a proposed coal export facility—including greenhouse gas emissions from combustion of U.S. coal in Asia.
Keystone XL pipeline records are being sought by the Sierra Club in a lawsuit claiming the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has to make public documents related to its review of TransCanada Corp.’s project.
Louisiana, which continues to recover almost nine years after Hurricane Katrina, the most expensive U.S. storm, is tapping bond investors this week to pay for flood protection and building renovations.
The U.S. is collecting greater intelligence on militant networks and their movements in Africa compared with a year ago, using both surveillance satellites and drones as well as spies, Army General David Rodriguez, head of the U.S. Africa Command said.
Opponents of New York’s plan to reopen a waste-transfer plant on the Upper East Side of Manhattan were predictably disappointed that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gave the plant a green light last month.
A Texas farmer fighting TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL pipeline, didn’t properly notify the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of his lawsuit seeking to overturn the pipeline’s environmental permits, a federal judge said in canceling a default against the agency.
Barges are backed up on the Mississippi River near a New Orleans canal, delaying some shipments of gasoline and diesel to nearby states, after a 90- year-old lock gate that controls traffic in the area broke.