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State Tipoffs Involving Alabama Newsletter for Sunday June 23, 2019 ( 13 items )  

Alabama A.G. Marshall Praises U.S. Supreme Court Decision Declaring Cross on State Property Constitutional
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, June 20 -- Alabama Attorney General Steve T. Marshall issued the following news release: Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall praised a U.S. Supreme Court decision today upholding the constitutionality of a World War I memorial in the shape of a cross. On Wednesday, the high court voted 7-2 that a 40-foot cross erected in 1925 to honor fallen World War I soldiers from a Maryland community does not violate the U.S. Constitution's Establishment Clause. "I applaud the Sup  more

Alabama Environmental Management Department Issues Public Notice Involving Cypress Point Landing
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, June 19 -- The Alabama Department of Environmental Management issued the following public notice: The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) hereby gives notice that Cypress Point Landing LLC has applied to the Mobile District United States Army Corps of Engineers (Mobile District) for a permit. Pursuant to Title 15 C.F.R. Subpart D, the proposed activity for which the permit is sought is subject to review by the ADEM for consistency under the enforceable pol  more

Alabama Environmental Management Department Issues Public Notice Involving Sunbelt Forest Ventures
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, June 18 -- The Alabama Department of Environmental Management issued the following public notice: Sunbelt Forest Ventures, LLC, has applied for Air Permits that would authorize the construction and operation of a dimensional lumber facility to be located at 79 pioneer Lane, Selma, Alabama 36701. Emissions would be minimized by the sawmill being located within a building and limiting the board feet per year of dried dimensional lumber. ADEM has determined that the equipment  more

Alabama Environmental Management Department Issues Public Notice Involving Sunbelt Forest Ventures
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, June 19 -- The Alabama Department of Environmental Management issued the following public notice: Sunbelt Forest Ventures, LLC, has applied for Air Permits that would authorize the construction and operation of a dimensional lumber facility to be located at 79 pioneer Lane, Selma, Alabama 36701. Emissions would be minimized by the sawmill being located within a building and limiting the board feet per year of dried dimensional lumber. ADEM has determined that the equipment  more

Alabama Gov. Ivey Awards Grant to Provide Broadband Services in Coosa County
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, June 21 -- Gov. Kay Ivey, R-Alabama, issued the following news release: Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced a $200,000 grant to assist the Central Alabama Electric Cooperative in providing high-speed internet services to a section of Coosa County. The funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will enable the electric cooperative to provide broadband access to nearly 70 households and at least one business in the Richville community. "Today, high-speed internet is a  more

Alabama State University Awarded $75k Grant From Thurgood Marshall College Fund to Implement Apple Technology
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, June 21 -- Alabama State University issued the following news release: The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) has awarded a $75,000 grant to Alabama State University to infuse Apple technology in to the University's classroom, help build institutional expertise and capabilities, graduate ASU students who are job-ready with industry-level certifications, and additionally share the expertise and training with Trenholm State Community College(TSCC), the Montgomery Public Sc  more

Auburn University: U.S. Beekeepers Report Record Rate of Colony Loss Over 2018-19 Winter
AUBURN, Alabama, June 19 -- Auburn University issued the following news article: Beekeepers across the U.S. lost 40.7 percent of their managed honey bee colonies from April 1, 2018, to April 1, 2019, and experienced the highest rate of winter loss in 13 years, preliminary results of the annual nationwide colony loss survey show. Conducted by the nonprofit Bee Informed Partnership with Auburn University and University of Maryland entomologists collecting and analyzing the data, the survey pegs   more

EBSCO Information Services Announces 2019 EBSCO Solar Grant Winners
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, June 21 -- EBSCO Industries, a provider of research databases, e-journals, magazine subscriptions, e-books and discovery service to libraries, issued the following news release: * * * - Grants Provide Three $100,000 Grants for Libraries to Install Solar Arrays * * * EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has announced its three 2019 EBSCO Solar Grant Winners. Hedgesville Public Library in Hedgesville, West Virginia; New Port Richey Public Library in New Port Richey, Florida  more

Nephrologist Uses Royalties From Dialysis Solution to Fund Future Innovations At University of Alabama-Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, June 21 -- The University of Alabama's Birmingham Campus issued the following news: By Holly Gainer A nephrologist who created a solution to help critically ill patients in the intensive care unit safely receive dialysis will help fund future inventions and products to help people living with kidney disease. Ashita Tolwani, M.D., a nephrologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and an internationally known expert on continuous renal-replacement therapy, has estab  more

SHELBY COUNTY
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, June 18 -- The Alabama Department of Environmental Management issued the following public notice: Stella-Jones Corporation has applied for a renewal of the Title V Major Source Operating Permit for the Montevallo Facility located at 1051 AL HWY 25, Brierfield, Shelby County, Alabama, 35035. The facility is an existing wood preserving facility (SIC code 2491). The draft Major Source Operating Permit would not authorize any new emissions of air contaminants. ADEM proposes to  more

University of Alabama: Cognitive Neuroscientist to Lead the Alabama Life Research Institute
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama, June 21 -- The University of Alabama issued the following news: After a national search, a noteworthy researcher in cognitive neuroscience will lead the Alabama Life Research Institute as executive director. As the first, full-time head of ALRI, Dr. Sharlene D. Newman will provide a coherent vision for collaborative life research that embraces the full range of disciplines represented on campus while strengthening The University of Alabama's research portfolio and profile.  more

University of Alabama: First Animal Not What Scientists Have Long Thought
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama, June 18 [TNSscienceresearch] -- The University of Alabama issued the following news: The last common ancestor of all animal life was more like modern stem cells and not a clump of similar cells, as has long been thought. The finding, published in Nature, will likely mean rewriting textbooks and encyclopedias as it changes the idea that the common ancestor of all animals about 800 million years ago was a simple ball of cells. Instead, the first multicellular animal was lik  more

University of Alabama: Troublesome Trees - Spread of Forests Contributed to Ancient Extinction
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama, June 19 [TNSscienceresearch] -- The University of Alabama issued the following news: Evidence from ancient rocks in north Alabama show the Earth's first forest spread rapidly, likely contributing to a mass extinction of shallow marine life some 370 million years ago. Findings outlined in Scientific Reports by researchers from The University of Alabama and their international colleagues provide geochemical evidence for the oldest forests in southeastern North America, meani  more