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Federal Tipoffs Involving South Dakota Newsletter for Sunday May 03, 2020 ( 3 items )  

Ellsworth Air Force Base: Pair of Ellsworth B-1s Further Demonstrate Force Employment Model in Pacific
ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, South Dakota, May 2 -- The U.S. Air Force Ellsworth Air Force Base (28th Bomb Wing) issued the following news: For the second time in just over a week, B-1s from Ellsworth took center stage to demonstrate the U.S. Air Force's dynamic force employment model in the Indo-Pacific arena. A pair of B-1s launched from South Dakota April 28 to conduct theater familiarization training. The bomber crews flew more than 32 hours, non-stop, as part of a joint U.S. Indo-Pacific Com  more

EPA Awards $310,000 to Clean Up School Buses in Region 8 States
DENVER, Colorado, April 23 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: Today, in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $310,000 to replace 16 older diesel school buses in the EPA Region 8 states of Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming. These funds are among $11.5 million EPA is awarding nationally to replace 580 older diesel school buses. Recipients include 157 school bu  more

National Park Service Announces Return of Independence Day Fireworks to Mount Rushmore National Memorial
MOUNT RUSHMORE, South Dakota, April 29 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's National Park Service issued the following news release: The National Park Service (NPS) announced the return of Independence Day Fireworks to Mount Rushmore National Memorial after an 11-year absence. Following an Environmental Assessment (EA) conducted earlier this year, the NPS issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) allowing the Independence Day fireworks celebration to be permitted based on the recomm  more