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Federal Tipoffs Involving Maine Newsletter for Sunday September 13, 2020 ( 2 items )  

Maine U.S. Attorney: York County Receives Federal Grant to Promote Law Enforcement Mental Health & Wellness
PORTLAND, Maine, Sept. 10 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of Maine, Halsey B. Frank, issued the following news release on Sept. 9: United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank today announced that the Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) has awarded the York County Sheriff's Office with a grant of $111,603 for the office's Peer Support Project. The funding is part of $4.5 million in grants for the Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act Pr  more

NOAA: Do River Channels Always Change When Dams Are Removed? It Depends
SILVER SPRING, Maryland, Sept. 9 -- The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued the following feature story: Dams are constructed for many purposes, including energy generation, water supply, flood control, and recreation. Dams can also impact the environment, both when they're built and again when they're removed. Researchers from the University of Maine, U.S. Geological Survey, and NOAA collaborated to determine what happens to the shape of rivers when a dam is removed. They fo  more