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Federal Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday September 22, 2019 ( 6 items )  

Glacier Institute to Receive $50,000 from Interior
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's National Park Service announced that it intends to award a $50,000 cooperative agreement to the Glacier Institute Inc. of Kalispell, Montana, for an educational program emphasizing the cultural and natural resources of Glacier National Park and surrounding lands through implementation of its mission and educational philosophy. The funding opportunity number is P19AS00607 (CFDA 15.954). For more information, contact Tina Holland, 307  more

Malmstrom Air Force Base: Important Information About Your Drinking Water
MALMSTROM AIR FORCE BASE, Montana, Sept. 19 -- The U.S. Air Force (341st Missile Wing) issued the following news: A potential Bacteriological source was accidentally introduced into the Malmstrom AFB drinking water system on 19 September 2019 for Peacekeeper housing and housing near Peacekeeper. Air Force personnel are collecting water samples to look for the presence of bacteria, which could result in the formation of fecal coliform bacteria. Fecal Coliform bacteria, such as E. Coli, can be ve  more

Montana FSA: More Time Provided for Dairy Producers to Enroll in DMC Program
WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency - Montana Field Office issued the following news release: * * * - New Signup Deadline for Dairy Margin Coverage is September 27 * * * The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today extended the deadline to September 27 for dairy producers to enroll in the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program for 2019. The deadline had been September 20. Authorized by the 2018 Farm Bill and available through USDA's Farm Service   more

Montana FSA: USDA Offers Disaster Assistance for Montana Farmers Affected by 2018-19 Disasters
BOZEMAN, Montana, Sept. 19 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency - Montana Field Office issued the following news release: Agricultural producers affected by natural disasters in 2018 and 2019 can apply through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+). Sign-up for this U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) program began Sept. 11. "There is no doubt that extreme weather has greatly impacted Montana's agricultural producers over the last several years, and   more

Rural Development - Montana Office: USDA Provides Funding for Hot Springs Police Vehicles
BOZEMAN, Montana, Sept. 20 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development - Montana office issued the following news release: Montana State Director for USDA Rural Development Charles Robison yesterday announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing almost $12 million in 41 community facilities projects across the country that will benefit 214,000 rural Americans, including funding for two new four-wheel-drive police trucks for the town of Hot Springs. "The Tru  more

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Mitchell Zais to Visit Montana High Schools During Back to School Tour
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 -- The U.S. Department of Education issued the following media advisory: Event Date 1: September 17, 2019 - 9:30am Event Date 2: September 17, 2019 - 1:00pm As part of the U.S. Department of Education's 2019 National Back to School Tour, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Mitchell Zais will travel to Pryor and-Billings, Montana, to visit unique schools working to meet the needs of students--Plenty Coups High School, Arrow Creek Elementary and Skyview High School. Montana   more