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KSU Pollution Prevention Awareness Funding

The Pollution Prevention Institute at Kansas State University received a grant of $ 333,000 from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, or KDHE, to provide free and confidential environmental compliance assistance to small businesses in Kansas. Nancy Larson, director of the Pollution Prevention Institute, said the funding will allow the program to provide a […]

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Launch of the Quad infrastructure coordination group

Washington [US], Sep 25 (ANI): Building on the existing leadership of Quad partners in high quality infrastructure, a senior Quad infrastructure coordination group has been launched by partner countries, according to a White House statement. The group will meet regularly to share regional infrastructure needs assessments and coordinate respective approaches to provide transparent and high-quality […]

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City of Truckee wins Beacon Award for Climate Ready Truckee – YubaNet

The Institute for Local Government (ILG) announced the winners of their Beacon Awards for their achievements in tackling climate change and the city of Truckee won the category Equity and Commitment in Sustainability and Climate. The Town of Truckee receives the Equity and Commitment Award for its climate change adaptation plan, Climate Ready Truckee, which […]

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How small-scale manufacturing can bring back city centers

As America continues its economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, it must revitalize its inner cities and neighboring neighborhoods. The nation must also create more opportunities for wealth creation among historically excluded populations. The key is to prioritize small-scale manufacturing, and five cities are leading the way for the nation. Even before the pandemic, many […]

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Department of Justice Grants $ 270,782 to State of Louisiana to Help Victims of Sexual Assault | USAO-MDLA

Acting U.S. lawyer Ellison C. Travis announced that the Department of Justice’s Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) has awarded $ 270,782 collectively to the Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Inc. and the Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault, Inc. to help victims of sexual assault assault. Nationally, the OVW is awarding 56 awards totaling $ […]

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Livestock Department signs Memorandum of Understanding with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to improve livestock sector

The Department of Livestock and Dairy Production (DAHD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to improve the livestock sector in India. The Department and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have signed “a multi-year memorandum of understanding to work together for the sustainable improvement of India’s livestock sector to […]

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USDA and HHS launch resource guide to help rural communities increase access to child care

WASHINGTON, September 21, 2021 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Assistant Deputy Secretary for Rural Development Justin Maxson and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Assistant Assistant Secretary for Early Childhood Development Katie Hamm have unveiled today a resource guide (PDF, 3.5 MB) to help people in rural and tribal communities increase access […]