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Federal Tipoffs Involving Pennsylvania Newsletter for Sunday December 29, 2019 ( 5 items )  

Department of Energy Announces $20 Million for Extreme Environment Materials for Power Generation
PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, Dec. 24 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory issued the following news: The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) and NETL have announced up to $20 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development projects under the funding opportunity announcement (FOA), Extreme Environment Materials for Power Generation The projects will support FE's Crosscutting Research program , which has a unique a  more

NRC Receives Event Notification Involving Pennsylvania Department Bureau of Radiation Protection
WASHINGTON, Dec. 27 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following event notification (No. 54448) involving Pennsylvania Department Bureau of Radiation Protection, State College, Pennsylvania: AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - HIGH DOSE RATE APPLICATOR DISLODGED The following was received from the PA Department Bureau of Radiation Protection (DEP) via fax: "On December 16, 2019, the medical physicist for the licensee verbally reported that during an HDR [high dose rate] treatment using a Va  more

Pennsylvania's Central York High School Students Visit DLA Distribution
NEW CUMBERLAND, Pennsylvania, Dec. 28 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Logistics Agency issued the following news: Students from Pennsylvania's Central York high school visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution to gain an understanding of how the government organization operates, and to tour the Eastern Distribution Center Dec. 11. Karen Hudson teaches advanced placement U.S. Government and Politics. No stranger to DLA Distribution, Hudson, a retired Army Reserve lieutenant colo  more

USDA Announces Pilot Insurance Coverage for Hemp Growers
WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Risk Management Agency has issued the following news release: USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced a new crop insurance option for hemp growers in select counties of 21 states in 2020. The pilot insurance program will provide Actual Production History (APH) coverage under 508(h) Multi-Peril Crop Insurance (MPCI) for eligible producers in certain counties in Alabama, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Ma  more

USDA to Invest Nearly $2M in Tools and Technologies to Support Conservation Innovation in Pennsylvania
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania, Dec. 24 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service Pennsylvania office issued the following news release: USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is awarding about $2 million in grants to support the development of innovative systems and technologies for private lands conservation, in Pennsylvania. The funding is provided through the Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) program, which is funding the future of agricultur  more