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Federal Tipoffs Involving Wisconsin Newsletter for Sunday September 08, 2019 ( 4 items )  

EPA Awards $96,000 to Improve Eau Claire River Watershed
EAU CLAIRE, Wisconsin, Sept. 4 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a $96,000 environmental education grant to the West Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission. The commission plans to work with area farmers and farmland owners to implement farming principles and practices that increase biodiversity, enrich soils, improve surface and groundwater quality, and enhance the ecosystem within the Ea  more

EPA Begins Public Comment Period on Proposed Amendment to the Cleanup Plan for Hunt's Disposal Landfill Superfund Site in Caledonia, Wisconsin
CALEDONIA, Wisconsin, Sept. 4 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: On Sept. 3, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began a 30-day public comment period on its proposal to amend the cleanup plan for the Hunt's Disposal Landfill Superfund site in Caledonia, Wisconsin. The proposal would permanently shut down the existing groundwater extraction and treatment system to instead use natural processes to address water contamination. Using natural proces  more

Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Tyler Gerczak: 'Moonlighting' for Nuclear Fuels
OAK RIDGE, Tennessee, Sept. 4 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory issued the following news release: Ask Tyler Gerczak to find a negative in working at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and his only complaint is the summer weather. It is not as forgiving as the summers in Pulaski, Wisconsin, his hometown. But go beyond the August heat, something Gerczak says has grown on him each year, and the materials scientist points to ORNL's roster of s  more

USDA to Invest Up to $300 Million in Partner-Driven Conservation
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service Wisconsin office issued the following news release: * * * - Application period has opened for the Regional Conservation Partnership Program * * * USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced today the launch of the updated Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). Potential partners are encouraged to submit proposals that will improve the nation's water quality, combat  more