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Federal Tipoffs Involving Maine Newsletter for Sunday September 27, 2020 ( 4 items )  

Acadia National Park Celebrates Exceptional Service at Annual Ceremony
BAR HARBOR, Maine, Sept. 23 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's National Park Service issued the following news release: Several awards were presented in recognition for exceptional service at the annual Acadia National Park Awards Ceremony hosted virtually on Tuesday September 22. "We want to publicly recognize those who exhibited innovation, resilience, and positive attitudes," said Superintendent Kevin Schneider. "We host this award ceremony to celebrate everyone who helped make this p  more

EPA Selects Five New England Organizations for Pollution Prevention Grants
BOSTON, Massachusetts, Sept. 24 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release on Sept. 23: Today, during Pollution Prevention (P2) Week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing that five organizations in New England are among 42 organizations across 39 states to receive grant funding totaling $9.3 million, supporting pollution prevention across the country. In New England, almost $900,000 will fund projects in Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rh  more

Maine U.S. Attorney Frank Reports on Operation S.O.S. Two Years After Its Launch
PORTLAND, Maine, Sept. 26 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of Maine, Halsey B. Frank, issued the following news release: In July 2018, the Department of Justice launched Operation Synthetic Opioid Surge (S.O.S), a program aimed at reducing the supply of synthetic opioids in 10 high-impact areas, including the District of Maine. Under Operation S.O.S., the United States Attorneys in 10 districts with some of the highest drug overdose death rates in the country designated a county where they  more

Natural Resources Conservation Service: USDA Invests $8 Million in Project to Protect Water Quality in Southern Maine
BANGOR, Maine, Sept. 23 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service Maine office issued the following news release: USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently announced an $8 million investment for an innovative conservation project in Maine to help protect water quality and leverage other ecological benefits in the Sebago Lake watershed. The five-year award to the Sebago Clean Waters (SCW) coalition is through NRCS's Regional Conservation   more