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  • Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000: USDA Announces Funding to Improve Rural Electric Infrastructure in Nine States - USDA - Latest News Releases
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2017 – Rural Development Acting Deputy Under Secretary Roger Glendenning today announced that USDA is making loans to electric cooperatives that will help continue to deliver safe, reliable and affordable electricity to rural residents, business and institutions in nine states.
  • Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000: USDA Helps Expand Broadband Service in Rural Illinois and Oklahoma - USDA - Latest News Releases
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2017 – Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Roger Glendenning today announced that USDA is awarding $19.3 million in loans to provide broadband in rural portions of Illinois and Oklahoma.
  • Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000: USDA Invests $103 Million to Protect Lives, Property After Natural Disasters - USDA - Latest News Releases
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2017 – Acting Deputy Agriculture Secretary Michael Young today announced U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing up to $103 million in fiscal year 2017 for disaster recovery efforts to help state, local and tribal units of government protect lives and property in disaster-affected areas following natural disasters.
  • Wed, 15 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000: Acting Secretary of Agriculture Visits Workers Impacted By Louisiana Tornado and Tours Storm Damage - USDA - Latest News Releases
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2017 - Acting Agriculture Deputy Secretary Mike Young visited the displaced workers of the USDA Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) National Finance Center (NFC) Monday after an EF-3 tornado hit the New Orleans-based NFC building last week, causing severe damage. No one was seriously hurt as a result of the storm, which struck at approximately 11:20 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.
  • Fri, 10 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000: USDA Reminds Individuals and Small Businesses in Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming that USDA Offers Disaster Assistance Programs to Help - USDA - Latest News Releases
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses that could potentially be affected by the recent storms that USDA has several programs that provide assistance before, during and after disasters. USDA staff in the regional, State and county offices in the states of Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming are ready to help.

 

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  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:37:19 +0000: ESA voices concern about EPA’s effort to weaken the Clean Water Rule - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
      Tuesday, December 11, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Alison Mize, 202-833-8773 x205, alison@esa.org   The Ecological Society of America is concerned with the proposed rule issued today by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to replace the 2015 Clean Water Rule (Waters of the United States Rule or […]
  • Wed, 05 Dec 2018 19:07:05 +0000: A Brief Summation of ESA’s Work to Diversify the Field and Stop Harassment - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
    Blogpost from ESA President Laura Huenneke December 5, 2018 I’ve often despaired of the slow progress the ecological science community is making toward reflecting the diversity of society overall. One advancement is the acknowledgment that diversifying STEM fields is not just about recruitment, but even more about retention. So many efforts over the past decades […]
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 16:42:24 +0000: Policy News: December 3, 2018 - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
    The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award ESA is now accepting applications for its 2019 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Visit the ESA website for more […]
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:50:08 +0000: Policy News: November 19, 2018 - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
    ESA Policy News In This Issue: NSF BIO Rescinds Proposal Submission Caps  The National Science Foundation reverses restrictions on the numbers of grant proposal PIs can submit a year. Mid-term Elections Bring New Science and Environmental Leadership to Congress. New committee leaders plan hearings on climate change, propose to re-center science. Congress Senate passes compromise […]
  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 21:12:53 +0000: Policy News: November 5, 2018 - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
    ESA Policy News In This Issue: NSF Bio Introduces One Proposal Cap per PI, ESA and Other Societies Respond  ESA urges NSF Director France Cordova to rescind the new policy. Voters to Weigh in on Salmon Habitat, Carbon Fee, Renewable Energy and more Environmental issues are on the ballot across the U.S. Congress Pennsylvania congressman […]

 

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