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Federal Tipoffs Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday July 14, 2019 ( 6 items )  

Fleet Readiness Center East Diverts 239 Tons of Florence-Related Waste
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, North Carolina, July 10 -- The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command issued the following news release: Over the past nine months, the recycling program at Fleet Readiness Center East has processed hundreds of tons of Hurricane Florence-related waste, working to keep as much as possible out of local landfills. The effort has been hugely successful: Since the storm blew through the region in September, the depot has diverted more than 239 tons of hurricane-relate  more

More Than $22 Million Approved for Three Electric Cooperatives
DURHAM, North Carolina, July 9 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency issued the following news release: FEMA and the state of North Carolina are announcing more than $22 million to reimburse the Carteret-Craven, Four County and Tideland electric cooperatives for damage to their electrical systems following Hurricane Florence. High winds, rain and flooding caused by the hurricane damaged poles, lines and transformers in multiple counties. The coopera  more

NRC Receives Event Notification Involving Global Nuclear Fuel - Americas
WASHINGTON, July 11 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following event notification (No. 54142) involving Global Nuclear Fuel - Americas, Wilmington, North Carolina: OFFSITE NOTIFICATION DUE TO FIRE SPRINKLER MAINTENANCE "At 0915 EST on July 3, 2019, the New Hanover County Deputy Fire Marshall was notified per State code requirements that the fire suppression system for the Fuel Manufacturing Operation Shop Support Areas was taken offline for planned maintenance to modify sprinkle  more

Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $1.4 Million in Infrastructure Grants to One Airport in North Carolina
WASHINGTON, July 9 -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration issued the following news release: U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $477 million in airport infrastructure grants, the third allotment of the total $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding for airports across the United States. "This significant investment in airport improvements in No  more

U.S. Africa Command: Exercise Upward Minuteman Begins in Botswana
STUTTGART-MOEHRINGEN, Germany, July 8 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Africa Command issued the following news: Approximately 200 personnel from the North Carolina and Alabama National Guards and over 300 Botswana Defence Force service members are participating in exercise Upward Minuteman 2019, July 7 - 21, 2019 at Thebaphatswa Air Base in Botswana. Upward Minuteman 2019 is a U.S. Africa Command exercise promoting the U.S. National Guard's State Partnership Programs on the African Contine  more

Virginia U.S. Attorney: Former Tidewater Businessman Sentenced for Tax and Fraud Crimes
NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia, July 9 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, G. Zachary Terwilliger, issued the following news release: A North Carolina man was sentenced today to more than 12 years in prison for conspiracy to defraud the United States, tax fraud related to a fraudulent tax shelter, mail and wire fraud and money laundering. According to court records and evidence presented at trial, Byron Hale Delavan, 63, of Asheville, engaged in a fraudulent tax and investment   more