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Federal Tipoffs Involving Iowa Newsletter for Sunday September 01, 2019 ( 6 items )  

Ames Laboratory: Direct Microscopy Imaging Reveals Details in DNA Origami Nanostructures
AMES, Iowa, Aug. 30 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory issued the following news release: Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory are now able to see greater details of DNA origami nanostructures, which will lead to a greater understanding and control of their assembly for future applications. DNA origami is the folding of long "scaffold" strands of single-stranded circular DNA molecules held together using short "staple" strands to create various two- or   more

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency: Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Ebert, L.)
WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency issued the following news release: The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Pvt. Laurel W. Ebert, 27, of Blairstown, Iowa, killed during World War II, was accounted for on July 1, 2019. (This identification was initially published on July 9, 2019.) On Nov. 26, 1942, Ebert was a member of Company I, 126th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Division, serving as part of a nine-pe  more

EPA Provides $1.2 Million to Hypoxia Task Force States, Including Iowa, Missouri
LENEXA, Kansas, Aug. 23 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that it is providing a total of $1.2 million to the 12 state members of the Hypoxia Task Force (HTF), including Iowa and Missouri, to help implement state plans to reduce excess nutrients in the Mississippi River/Atchafalaya River Basin. Through this funding, EPA is promoting tailored and effective nutrient reduction efforts that are deve  more

Iowa U.S. Attorney: Attorney General's Advisory Subcommittee on Native American Issues to Convene in New Mexico
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Aug. 28 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Iowa, Peter E. Deegan Jr., issued the following news release: U.S. Attorney Peter. E. Deegan, Jr. will meet with fellow members of the Attorney General's Advisory Subcommittee on Native American Issues (NAIS) in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, in order to discuss public safety and law enforcement issues that impact Native American and Alaska Native communities. The annual meeting will begin Aug. 28 and run through Aug.  more

NRC Receives Event Notification Involving Fisher Controls International
WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following event notification (No. 54238) involving Fisher Controls International, Marshalltown, Iowa: PART 21 NOTIFICATION - LOOSE BUTTERFLY VALVE TAPER PINS Fisher Controls issued FIN 2019-01 for all Fisher type 7600, 7700, 7800, 9100, 9200, and 9500 series butterfly valves that use taper pins to secure the valve shaft to the valve disk. This does not apply to valve constructions that use straight pins or grooved straight pin  more

VA, DAV Partner to Help Veterans 'TEE' Up
WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 -- The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs issued the following news release: * * * - Annual event focuses on rehabilitation through adaptive golf and recreational activities * * * The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and DAV (Disabled American Veterans) will host nearly 300 Veterans with visual impairments, amputations and other physical and mental challenges at an annual adaptive sports event Sept. 8-13 near Iowa City, Iowa. The National Disabled Veterans Train  more