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Federal Tipoffs Involving Michigan Newsletter for Sunday December 22, 2019 ( 6 items )  

$1 Million Available in Cooperative Agreement for Construction Management of Ferguson Bayou Project in Saginaw, Michigan
WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it expects to award a cooperative agreement for the construction management of Ferguson Bayou hydrologic reconnection project at the Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge in Saginaw, Michigan. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $1 million. The agency said the grant was associated with environment. The funding is open to state, county, city, township and special district g  more

Group Formation of New Isle Royale Wolves Leads to Territorial Aggression
HOUGHTON, Michigan, Dec. 21 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's National Park Service issued the following news release: The National Park Service (NPS) and research partners from the State University of New York - College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) are using data from GPS collars on introduced wolves to monitor associations between individuals and identify possible pack formation. As researchers and NPS staff anticipated, new wolves immediately began interacting with  more

Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation Issues Order on CP4 Fuel Pump Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation
WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 -- The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation issued the following order (MDL No. 2919): In Re: CP4 Fuel Pump Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation Order Denying Transfer Before the Panel:/* Plaintiffs in nine actions move under 28 U.S.C. Section 1407 to centralize pretrial proceedings in this litigation in the Northern District of California, or, in the alternative, the Eastern District of Michigan. The litigation consists of ten actions: two a  more

Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation Issues Order on Stockx Customer Data Security Breach Litigation
WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 -- The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation issued the following order (MDL No. 2920): In Re: Stockx Customer Data Security Breach Litigation Order Denying Transfer Before the Panel: Defendants StockX LLC and StockX, Inc., move under 28 U.S.C. Section 1407 to centralize this litigation in the Eastern District of Michigan. This litigation consists of three actions pending in three districts, as listed on Schedule A./1 Plaintiffs in three actions and a potential tag-al  more

NASS - Great Lakes Regional Field Office: Michigan Potato Stocks
EAST LANSING, Michigan, Dec. 19 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service - Great Lakes Regional Field Office issued the following news release: Potato Stocks in Michigan on December 1, 2019, were estimated at 12.1 million hundredweight (cwt), up 15 percent from last year's 10.5 million cwt. December's stocks represent 62 percent of the total production. Stocks include potatoes stored by both processors and growers. The major potato States held 267 millio  more

NASS - Great Lakes Regional Field Office: November Milk Production
EAST LANSING, Michigan, Dec. 20 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service - Great Lakes Regional Field Office issued the following news release: Dairy herds in Michigan produced 910 million pounds of milk during November, up 1.7 percent from a year ago, according to Marlo Johnson, Regional Director of USDA, NASS, Great Lakes Regional Office. The daily rate per cow was 70.8 pounds, up 0.1 pound from November 2018. The dairy herd was estimated at 428,000 hea  more