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Federal Tipoffs Involving Alabama Newsletter for Sunday May 10, 2020 ( 7 items )  

$2.3 Million Available in Cooperative Agreements for Floodplain Management in FEMA Region 1
WASHINGTON, May 4 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that it expects to award up to eight cooperative agreements for floodplain management in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $2,267,469. The categories of funding activity are a) community development, b) disaster prevention and relief, c) education, d) employment, labo  more

EPA Selects Three Alabama Entities to Receive Share of $897,000 for Brownfields Cleanup and Assessment
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, May 7 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 Administrator Mary S. Walker announced EPA is awarding three entities in Alabama Brownfields grants, totaling $897,000. The Region 4 Administrator was joined on the call to make this announcement with Congressman Bradley Byrne (AL-01), Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Director Lance LeFleur, Dothan Mayor Mark Saliba and Mob  more

FEMA Awards Federal Funding for Mental Health Services to Alabama During Coronavirus Pandemic
ATLANTA, Georgia, May 5 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency issued the following news release: Federal funding is now available for the state of Alabama to provide crisis counseling services to its residents coping with stress and anxiety as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. On April 30, the presidential disaster declaration for Alabama was amended to include the Crisis Counseling program. The program assists individuals and communities in recover  more

NASS - Southern Regional Field Office: Broiler Hatchery
ATHENS, Georgia, April 29 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service - Southern Regional Field Office issued the following news release: Broiler-Type Eggs Set in the United States Down 7 Percent Hatcheries in the United States weekly program set 218 million eggs in incubators during the week ending April 25, 2020, down 7 percent from a year ago. Average hatchability for chicks hatched during the week in the United States was 78.3 percent. Average hatchab  more

NASS - Southern Regional Field Office: Broiler Hatchery
ATHENS, Georgia, May 7 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service - Southern Regional Field Office issued the following news release: Broiler-Type Eggs Set in the United States Down 5 Percent Hatcheries in the United States weekly program set 221 million eggs in incubators during the week ending May 2, 2020, down 5 percent from a year ago. Average hatchability for chicks hatched during the week in the United States was 78.8 percent. Average hatchability i  more

Reports, Studies - Sociological Newsletter for May 4
WASHINGTON, May 4 -- Here's the latest compilation from the Reports, Studies - Sociological Newsletter Monday - May 4, 2020 Headlines NAACP Legal Defense Fund, SPLC, ADAP File Lawsuit Challenging Alabama's Lack of Safe Voting During COVID-19 Pandemic Fight for the Future: It's Time for Zoom to Lead Way in Online Public Safety Says Civil Society Groups NAACP Legal Defense Fund Files Lawsuit Challenging Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement * * * The full text of each of these document  more

Wayne Farms to Pay $175,000 to Settle EEOC Lawsuit for Disability Discrimination
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, May 5 -- The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued the following news release: Wayne Farms, LLC, one of the nation's largest poultry producers, will pay $175,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced. In its suit, the EEOC charged that Wayne Farms violated the rights of a class of workers with disabilities at its Decatur  more