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Federal Tipoffs Involving West Virginia Newsletter for Sunday July 28, 2019 ( 7 items )  

Bureau of Economic Analysis: Gross Domestic Product by State, First Quarter 2019
WASHINGTON, July 25 -- The U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Economic Analysis issued the following news release: * * * - West Virginia Had the Fastest Growth in the First Quarter * * * Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in the first quarter of 2019, according to statistics released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. The percent change in real GDP in the first quarter ranged from 5.2 percent in West Virginia to 1.2 perc  more

DOD Identifies Army Casualty
WASHINGTON, July 20 -- The U.S. Department of Defense issued the following news release: The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Sgt. William Edward Friese, 30, from Rockport, West Virginia, died July 18, 2019 in Camp Buehring, Kuwait, from a non-combat related incident. The incident is under investigation. Friese was assigned to 821st Engineer Company, 1092nd, Engineer Battalion, 111th Engineer Brigade, Summersville, Wes  more

Eagle Scouts to Speak With NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station
WASHINGTON, July 22 -- NASA issued the following news release: Fifty years after NASA astronaut and Eagle Scout Neil Armstrong sent greetings from space to the 1969 Scout Jamboree, scouts will have an opportunity to talk live with an astronaut aboard the International Space Station at 1:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 24. The Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA television and the agency's website. NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan, who arrived at the space station July 20, will speak to a new gen  more

National Energy Technology Laboratory Conducts High-Tech Investigation of Rock Core From Marcellus Shale Test Well
PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, July 22 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory issued the following news: A team of NETL researchers conducted a high-tech examination of a 139-foot core sample taken from a Marcellus shale test well in western Monongalia County, West Virginia -- research that could yield technologies and techniques to improve production efficiency and environmental performance throughout the Marcellus shale region. A rock core is a cylindrical sample  more

National Energy Technology Laboratory Technical Forum Spotlights Research of DOE's Ciesese Program
PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, July 22 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory issued the following news: Six college students and two professors, who participated in a mentored training program at NETL sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and designed to encourage pursuit of careers in energy industries, presented the results of their summer research projects during a technical forum held this week in Morgantown, West Virginia. The individuals were part  more

National Energy Technology Laboratory: Anderson Testifies Before U.S. Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee
PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, July 26 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory issued the following news: NETL Director Brian Anderson, Ph.D., appeared before the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Thursday to discuss how the Laboratory effectively develops innovative energy technologies that promote economic growth and competitiveness. The committee is chaired by U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. U.S. Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia is the ra  more

West Virginia Air National Guard Medical Personnel Conduct Joint Training During Exercise Sentry Storm 19
BECKLEY, West Virginia, July 23 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: By De-Juan Haley Members of the West Virginia Air National Guard participated in a casualty evacuation exercise during exercise Sentry Storm 19 at the Raleigh County Memorial Airport, July 20. Exercise Sentry Storm brings military assets from around the country to train in West Virginia in areas such as conducting joint aircrew and mobility operations, aeromedical evacuation, personnel recovery and support servic  more