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Federal Tipoffs Involving Kentucky Newsletter for Sunday September 29, 2019 ( 7 items )  

EPA to Hold Local Foods, Local Places Technical Assistance Workshop in Frankfort, Kentucky on Sept. 24-25
FRANKFORT, Kentucky, Sept. 24 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: * * * - Supporting Community Revitalization through Local Food Enterprises * * * Representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a workshop in Frankfort on Sept. 24-25, intended to revitalize the downtown area, boost the local economy, improve public health, and protect the environment through local food enterprises. "EPA is pleased to work with the City of F  more

FERC Chairman Chatterjee Announces EnVision Forum Details
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued the following news release: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Neil Chatterjee today announced the topics and several speakers for the first EnVision Forum, which will take place October 21 at Kroger Field Commonwealth Tower at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. The EnVision Forum, jointly sponsored by FERC and the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research  more

Ky. U.S. Attorney: Winchester Man Sentenced to 24 Months for Extorting Singapore Government
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Sept. 27 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, Robert M. Duncan Jr., issued the following news release: Mikhy Farrera-Brochez, a 34-year-old man originally from Winchester, Kentucky, was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison Friday, by United States Chief District Judge Danny C. Reeves, for sending extortionate communications to the Government of Singapore and its Ministry of Health and using the means of identification of over 14,200 people as lever  more

New ICE Chicago Director Committed to Bridging Relationships With Public, Media
CHICAGO, Illinois, Sept. 26 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued the following news release: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) announced the appointment of Robert Guadian as the Senior Executive Service (SES) field office director (FOD) in the Chicago field office, which oversees 13 offices throughout six states: Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Missouri, Kansas and Kentucky. Guadian's prim  more

Rural Development - Kentucky Office: USDA Invests $8M in 4 Rural Kentucky Water, Wastewater Infrastructure Projects
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Sept. 23 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development - Kentucky office issued the following news release: U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Kentucky State Director Hilda Legg today announced the USDA is investing over $8 million in four water and wastewater projects across rural Kentucky. "Clean water and reliable wastewater infrastructure are part of the backbone of rural economic development and good quality of life," said Legg. "Under the le  more

U.S. Army 3rd Recruiting Brigade Training Forum Prepares Leadership Teams for FY20 Success
FORT KNOX, Kentucky, Sept. 25 -- The U.S. Army Recruiting Command issued the following news: U.S. Army 3rd Recruiting Brigade hosted a three-day training forum for battalion and company leadership teams here Sept. 20-22. The forum was designed to prepare them to establish a way ahead for successful support of the Army's fiscal 2020 recruiting goal. During the training, which consisted of team building events, round-robin discussions, and leadership development exercises, company leadership te  more

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests in Critical Infrastructure Upgrades in Cave City, Kentucky Opportunity Zone
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- The U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.4 million grant to Caveland Environmental Authority, Inc., of Cave City, Kentucky, to upgrade an existing wastewater treatment plant that serves Hart County Industrial Park and supports manufacturing companies in the area. The EDA gr  more