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Federal Tipoffs Involving Alabama Newsletter for Sunday July 19, 2020 ( 7 items )  

Air University's Barnes Center Releases New Non-Commission Officer Distance Learning Course
MAXWELL AFB, Alabama, July 15 -- Air University issued the following news: The Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education has released a transformed NCO Distance Learning Course (NCO DLC). The Barnes Center took feedback from Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve students and leadership to develop a professional military education course that is more relevant to the way NCOs work and learn. The new NCO DLC is interactive, delivered via audio, video and text on any device and can be c  more

Ala. U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town Announces Departure From U.S. Attorney's Office
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, July 11 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, Jay E. Town, issued the following news release: U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town announced that he will resign from the Department of Justice, effective Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at midnight. "After much thoughtful prayer and great personal consideration, I have made the decision to resign as the United States Attorney of the Northern District of Alabama. I have tendered my resignation to Attorney General William   more

Alabama FSA: USDA Announces More Than 1.2 Million Acres Accepted in Recent Signup for Conservation Reserve Program Grasslands
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, July 11 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency - Alabama Field Office issued the following news release: The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced the acceptance of more than 1.2 million acres in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Grasslands during the recent signup period that began March 16 and ended May 15. The number of acres offered during this signup period was 1.9 million acres, over 3 times the   more

Alabama FSA: USDA Reminds Alabama Producers to Complete Crop Acreage Reports
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, July 7 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency - Alabama Field Office issued the following news release: USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds Alabama producers to complete crop acreage reports by the applicable deadline for their county. Acreage reporting dates vary by crop and by county. Contact your FSA county office for a list of acreage reporting deadlines by crop. "To make sure you're eligible for many USDA programs, you need to file an accurat  more

Tennessee Valley Authority Browns Ferry Nuclear Recognized Nationally for Innovation
ATHENS, Alabama, July 17 -- The Tennessee Valley Authority issued the following news release on July 16: The Tennessee Valley Authority's Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant has earned national recognition from the Nuclear Energy Institute for part of a multi-year project that enables the plant to produce more carbon-free energy from its three units. Called an "extended power uprate," the project contributes to the increasing amount of clean energy TVA produces across seven states. TVA's power supply i  more

Three Alabama U.S. Attorneys Warn of Misleading Information, Fake Documents Regarding Face Mask Exemptions
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, July 17 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama issued the following news release: The three United States Attorneys in Alabama join together to warn citizens that cards and other documents bearing the Department of Justice seal and claiming that individuals are exempt from face mask requirements are fraudulent. Inaccurate flyers or other postings have been circulating on the web and via social media channels regarding the use of face masks and the American  more

U.S. Court of Federal Claims Issues Reported Opinion and Order Involving Tolliver Group
WASHINGTON, July 16 -- The U.S. Court of Federal Claims issued the following reported opinion (Case No. 17-1763C): THE TOLLIVER GROUP, INC., Plaintiff, v. UNITED STATES, Defendant. Federal contractor's claim for partial reimbursement of legal fees and costs incurred in successful defense of qui tam suit; equitable adjustment; reasonableness of fees incurred Walter Brad English, Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C., Huntsville, Alabama, for plaintiff. With him on the briefs were Emily J. Chancey and M  more