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For Oil and Chemical Spills, a New NOAA Tool to Help Predict Pollution’s Fate and Effects

Tue, 2015-07-28 11:38

Accidents happen. Sometimes, they happen at places with big consequences, such as at a fertilizer factory that uses the chemical ammonia as an active ingredient.

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NIST to Host First App Challenge to Improve Data Access

Tue, 2015-07-28 09:37

Guest Post by NIST’s Dr. Robert Hanisch, Office of Data Informatics, and Dr. Heather Evans, Program Coordination Office

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How We’re Changing the Way We Respond to Petitions

Tue, 2015-07-28 09:30

President Barack Obama signs S. 517, Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act, in the Oval Office, Aug. 1, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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The Faces of Health Care: Susan F.

Tue, 2015-07-28 09:00

What has health reform meant to this country? That's a question that millions of Americans answer every day. Susan is one of them. Read more of their stories here.

"Everyone should be free to study their passions and pursue goals, chronic illness or not."

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A Look Back at We the People Petitions: 2011 to Today

Tue, 2015-07-28 06:00

“My administration is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in government. We will work together to ensure the public trust and establish a system of transparency, public participation, and collaboration. Openness will strengthen our democracy and promote efficiency and effectiveness in government.”

President Obama

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West Coast Lenders: Profit From Your Customers' Export Sales

Tue, 2015-07-28 00:00

The most competitive companies in your portfolios are those that have proven themselves by succeeding in international markets.  But, they often need additional working capital to expand into new...

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Let’s Pop the Bubble on Startups, Ideas, and Investments

Tue, 2015-07-28 00:00

Maybe it’s because business schools teach it that way. Maybe it’s because it’s easier to write about. Maybe it’s because of the dream and the glamor involved. Whatever the reason, there is...

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PAGE Video Series: Theranos’ Elizabeth Holmes

Mon, 2015-07-27 17:05

Elizabeth Holmes is committed to improving living conditions around the world for women, young girls and developing economies. As CEO and founder of Theranos, a consumer healthcare technology company, she wants people to know that they can stand up for themselves and live their best lives.

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My ADA Story: A Deafblind Lawyer Dismantling Digital Barriers

Mon, 2015-07-27 15:19

Haben Girma, a deafblind lawyer, introduced the President at a White House reception last week to mark the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
This afternoon, she sent the following message to the White House email list, in which she shares her personal story and explains how the ADA is helping Americans with disabilities continue to tear down barriers.
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