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Federal Tipoffs Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday October 13, 2019 ( 8 items )  

'Because 1 is 2 Many': 4th Fighter Wing Kicks Off Domestic Violence Awareness Month
SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, North Carolina, Oct. 8 -- The U.S. Air Force (4th Fighter Wing) issued the following news: The month of October is dedicated to raising awareness of domestic violence. Domestic violence is verbal, emotional, physical or sexual behavior that is controlling, humiliating, intimidating, threatening, blaming or violent against a spouse, partner or family member. It's the single largest cause of injury to women between the ages of 15 to 44 in the United States, accord  more

82nd Airborne Tests New Portable Robot for Individual Soldiers
FORT BRAGG, North Carolina, Oct. 9 -- The U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command issued the following news: A new robot that can be transported by an individual Soldier conducting dismounted operations is being tested by the 82nd Airborne Division. During a three-week operational test, the 2nd Brigade Combat Team's mission was to validate the effectiveness of the Common Robotic System Individual (CRS-I). "The purpose of the test was to stress the CRS-I in a realistic operational environment an  more

EPA Releases Proposed Plan, Announces October 15 Public Availability Session and Meeting for Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp Site in Navassa, North Carolina
NAVASSA, North Carolina, Oct. 9 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing a proposed plan for the Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp - Navassa Superfund site. EPA will hold a public availability session and public meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, to explain the proposed plan and answer questions. The proposed plan presents the basis for determining that the 21.6-acre area, designated as Operable Unit 1, poses no   more

N.C. U.S. Attorney: Former Camp Lejeune Marine Pleads Guilty to Distributing Oxycodone and Fentanyl Linked to Fellow Marine's Death
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Oct. 9 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon Jr., issued the following news release: United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr. announced that today in federal court, Chief United States District Judge Terrence W. Boyle accepted a guilty plea by Marcos jamie villegas, 24, of St. Charles, Illinois, to distributing a quantity of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of oxycodone and fentanyl, and aiding and ab  more

Natural Resources Conservation Service: Partners to Learn More About Project Funding Availability Though
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Oct. 8 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service North Carolina office issued the following news release: USDA announced December 3, 2019, as the application due date for the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). On October 29, 2019, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in North Carolina will be host to a RCPP meeting for partners interested in the Program. RCPP promotes coordination of NRCS conservation activiti  more

NRC Receives Event Notification Involving Global Nuclear Fuel - Americas
WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following event notification (No. 54313) involving Global Nuclear Fuel - Americas, Wilmington, North Carolina: OFFSITE NOTIFICATION DUE TO FIRE PUMP BEING TAKEN OFFLINE "At 0700 (EDT) on October 6, 2019, the New Hanover County Deputy Fire Marshall was notified per state code requirements that the fire pump supporting the Fuel Manufacturing Operation (FMO) was being taken offline for NFPA [National Fire Protection Association] r  more

NRC Receives Event Notification Involving Kapstone
WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following event notification (No. 54303) involving Kapstone, Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina: AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - LOST TRITIUM EXIT SIGNS The following information was received via E-mail: "A general licensee reports that following a recent inventory audit, they could not account for 17 missing tritium exit signs. The missing signs could not be accounted for physically by the licensee or verified through formal documentati  more

U.S. Embassy in Liberia: U.S. Congressional Delegation to Visit Liberia October 8-9
MONROVIA, Liberia, Oct. 7 -- The U.S. Embassy in Liberia issued the following news release: A Congressional delegation from the United States will visit Liberia on October 8 and 9, 2019. The U.S. legislators, traveling with the House Democracy Partnership ("HDP"), will be led by the HDP Chairman, Representative David Price of North Carolina. The delegation also includes Representative Markwayne Mullin of Oklahoma, Representative Barbara Lee of California, Representative Diana DeGette of Colorad  more