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Federal Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday September 09, 2018 ( 4 items )  

$7.5 Million Funding Available for Research Infrastructure Improvement in 26 States
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 -- The National Science Foundation announced that it expects to award a discretionary grant for the improvement of research infrastructure in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont, U.S. Virgin Islands, West Virginia and Wyoming. The estimated total program funding available was   more

CDC's National Violent Death Reporting System Now Includes All 50 States
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the following news release: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today new state grants for the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS). A total of $3.2 million in FY 2018 funds will go to the 10 new states to become part of NVDRS: Arkansas, Florida, Idaho, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Wyoming. NVDRS will  more

Decision Made to Implement Rice Ridge Fire Salvage Project
MISSOULA, Montana, Sept. 6 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's U.S. Forest Service unit - Lolo National Forest - issued the following news release: The Lolo National Forest has approved harvest of approximately 3,494 acres of the Rice Ridge Fire that burned over 160,000 acres (106,487 acres on the Lolo National Forest) last summer near Seeley Lake. "My decision allows salvage of approximately 26 million board feet of fire affected timber, removal of hazard trees along 25 miles of forest ro  more

Glacier National Park Offering Limited Shuttle, Tour Access From West Side of Going-to-Sun Road Beginning September 7
WEST GLACIER, Montana, Sept. 4 -- The National Park Service's Glacier National Park issued the following news release: Glacier National Park, in coordination with the Northern Rockies Incident Management Team 1 has begun preparations to allow limited visitor access on the currently closed west side portion of the Going-to- the-Sun Road. Based on information from fire managers on the Howe Ridge Fire, the park will offer limited shuttle and tour access from the west side of the Going-to-the-Sun   more