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Federal Tipoffs Involving South Dakota Newsletter for Sunday April 19, 2020 ( 5 items )  

$6.7 Million Funding Available for Operational Readiness for COVID-19 Preparedness, Response in FEMA Region 8
WASHINGTON, April 15 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that it expects to award up to six grants for operational readiness for COVID-19 preparedness and response in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $6,716,743. Additional Information on Eligibility: State or territorial governments (the State Administrative Agency [SAA] or the State's Emergency Man  more

FAA: U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $36.24 Million to South Dakota Airports in Response to COVID-19
WASHINGTON, April 15 -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration issued the following news release: U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $36,248,983 in airport aid to 58 airports in South Dakota to help respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency. This historic grant funding is part of the Trump Administration's newly created Coronavirus Aid, Rel  more

Natural Resources Conservation Service: USDA Grants Available to Spur Innovation Technologies in South Dakota
HURON, South Dakota, April 16 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service South Dakota office issued the following news release: The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announces the availability of $150,000 for state-level Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG). CIG is administered under the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), funds are used to award competitive grants to federally-recognized state and local units of government, Tribes an  more

Natural Resources Conservation Service: USDA Invests in Partner-Driven Projects That Protect Natural Resources in South Dakota
HURON, South Dakota, April 17 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service South Dakota office issued the following news release on April 16: USDA's Natural Resources Service (NRCS) announced that it is investing $4 million in SD for a partner-driven conservation project (partner-driven conservation projects) through its Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). NRCS will leverage over $8 million in partner contributions in SD. "I'm excited to announce  more

S.D. U.S. Parsons Attorney and IRS-CI Warn Taxpayers Against Fraud Schemes Related to COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, April 18 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of South Dakota, Ron Parsons, issued the following news release on April 17: The United States Attorney's Office for the District of South Dakota and Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigations (IRS-CI), St. Louis Field Office, are warning taxpayers to be on the lookout for scam artists trying to use the COVID-19 economic impact payments as cover for schemes to steal personal information and money. Ron Parsons, U.S.  more