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Federal Tipoffs Involving South Dakota Newsletter for Sunday February 23, 2020 ( 4 items )  

$23.8 Million Funding Available for All-Hazards Emergency Preparedness in FEMA Region 8
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 -- U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that it expects to award up to six discretionary grants for all-hazards emergency preparedness in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $23,844,437. The funding is open to state or territorial governments; state administrative agencies; or the state emergency management agencies. The agency description  more

$327,773 Available in Cooperative Agreement for Research on Fish Responses to Climate Change in 12 States
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's U.S. Geological Survey announced that it expects to award a cooperative agreement for research on fish responses to climate change in lakes in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $327,773. The agency said the grant was associated with science and technology and other research and development.  more

NASS - South Dakota Field Office: South Dakota Farm Numbers Unchanged
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, Feb. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service - South Dakota Field Office issued the following news release: South Dakota's number of farms and ranches remained unchanged during 2019, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. The number of farms and ranches in the State, at 29,600, was unchanged from 2018. Numbers of farms and ranches in South Dakota with less than $100,000 in agricultural sales decreased  more

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $1.49 Million to 4 Airports in South Dakota
WASHINGTON, Feb. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration issued the following news release: U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation will award $1.49 million in airport safety and infrastructure grants to four airports in South Dakota. This investment in South Dakota's airports is part of a $520.5 million national investment in America's airports that was announced by Secretary Chao. "This $520.5   more