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Reclaim Our River-Nanticoke Series’ Eco Paddle and barbecue set for June 25 at Laurel Riverfront Park

DNREC News - Mon, 06/06/2016 - 14:18
LAUREL (June 6, 2016) – Laurel Riverfront Park will be the setting of the second-annual Eco Paddle as part of the Reclaim Our River (ROR) Nanticoke Series, a program offering monthly events, workshops, and recreational activities designed to raise water quality awareness in the Nanticoke Watershed.

Brookshire (Waller County) Disaster Recovery Center to Operate as Disaster Loan Outreach Center

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 15:06

AUSTIN, Texas – After FEMA’s Waller County disaster recovery center in Brookshire closes on June 4, it will begin operating as a U.S. Small Business Administration disaster loan outreach center on Monday, June 6.

Location:      
Brookshire Civic Center
4010 4th St.
Brookshire, TX 77423

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Categories: Federal News

Monroe Disaster Recovery Center Moving To New Location

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 15:01

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Disaster Recovery Center in Monroe (Ouachita Parish), which is closing today, Friday, June 3, will reopen on Monday, June 6 at 12 noon and close at 6 p.m. It will be open Tuesday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.  On Friday, June 10 it will open at 8 a.m. and close permanently at 2 p.m.

The new center is located at the following address:

The Richwood Multi-Purpose Center

2710 Martin Luther King Drive

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Categories: Federal News

Help Remains for Louisiana Disaster Survivors after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Webster Parish

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 12:28

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Disaster Recovery Center in Minden (Webster Parish) will close on Friday, June 3 at 6 p.m.

The center is located at the following address:

401 Main Street

Minden, La.

 

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Categories: Federal News

Caddo Disaster Recovery Center Transitions to SBA Loan Center for Louisiana Survivors

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 12:22

BATON ROUGE, La. – The disaster recovery center in Shreveport will close on Friday, June 3, at 6 p.m., and transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) beginning Monday, June 6, at 9 a.m.

The new DLOC will be located on the Ground Floor of Independence Stadium, at 3301 Pershing Blvd., Shreveport, La. Its hours of operation will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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Categories: Federal News

Fish and Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter May 23 thru 29

DNREC News - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 11:23
DOVER (June 3, 2016) – To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between May 23-29 made 3,450 contacts with anglers, boaters and the general public. Officers issued 87 citations.

Tangipahoa Disaster Recovery Center in Hammond Will Be Closed on Saturday

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 10:14

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Disaster Recovery Center in Hammond (Tangipahoa Parish) will be closed this Saturday, June 4 but will be open next week, beginning Monday, June 6. Hours are 8 a.m. through 6 p.m., Monday through Friday until further notice.

The center is located at the following address:

 

Parish Planning Commission

42271 S. Morrison Blvd.

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Categories: Federal News

Ascension Parish Disaster Survivors Can Get Rebuilding Tips at a Local Home Improvement Center

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 09:34

Baton Rouge, La. –Disaster survivors from Ascension Parish who are rebuilding after the severe storms and floods that occurred March 8 through April 8 can receive free consultations with hazard mitigation advisors from FEMA. The mitigation representatives are available at Lowe’s in Gonzales Monday, June 6 through Saturday, June 11.

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Categories: Federal News

Join the Cascadia Rising 2016 exercise TweetChat June 6 with #CascadiaEQ

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 19:33
SEATTLE – On June 6 at 12 p.m. PT, a one-hour Q&A TweetChat will take place about a possible 9.0 magnitude Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake. Language English
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DNREC public hearing on proposed changes to state’s shellfish sanitation regulations set for June 27 in Dover

DNREC News - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 16:48
DOVER (June 2, 2016) – A DNREC public hearing on proposed changes to Delaware’s Shellfish Sanitation Regulations is set for Monday, June 27, at 6 p.m. in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901. The hearing was inadvertently listed in the state register of regulations as taking place June 2.

Natchitoches Parish Disaster Survivors Can Get Rebuilding Tips at a Local Home Improvement Center

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 16:08

Baton Rouge, La. –Disaster survivors from Natchitoches Parish who are rebuilding after the severe storms and floods that occurred March 8 through April 8 can receive free consultations with hazard mitigation advisors from FEMA. The mitigation representatives are available at Lowe’s in Natchitoches Monday, June 6 through Saturday, June 11.

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Caddo Parish Disaster Survivors Can Get Rebuilding Tips at a Local Home Improvement Center

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 15:38

Baton Rouge, La. –Disaster survivors from Caddo Parish who are rebuilding after the severe storms and floods that occurred March 8 through April 8 can receive free consultations with hazard mitigation advisors from FEMA. The mitigation representatives are available at Lowe’s in Shreveport Monday, June 6 through Saturday, June 11.

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Categories: Federal News

This Hurricane Season, Flood Insurance is a Wise Investment

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 15:21

AUSTIN, Texas – Flooding is a familiar and frequent natural disaster in Texas. Heavy rains are a consistent threat across the state, while hurricanes have caused hundreds of millions of dollars in flood damage to Texas homes and businesses in just the past few years.

A flood insurance policy through the National Flood Insurance Program offers Texas residents their best protection against loss. It takes 30 days for a new NFIP policy to go into effect. 

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Disaster Recovery Center to Close June 4 in Columbus

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 12:00

AUSTIN, Texas – The disaster recovery center in Columbus in Colorado County will close at 2 p.m. on June 4.

Location:      
Colorado County EMS
305 Radio Lane, Room 101
Columbus, TX 78934

Closing:         
2 p.m. Saturday, June 4

Disaster recovery centers are operated jointly by FEMA and the state. Visiting a disaster recovery center is not required to register for FEMA assistance.

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Division of Fish and Wildlife announces Delawares 2016 wild turkey season produced new state record harvest of 706 birds

DNREC News - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 11:11
DOVER (June 2, 2016) – Delaware’s month-long spring turkey season, which ended May 7, yielded 706 birds – a new state record, surpassing the previous record of 687 in 2014, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today. Delaware allows only the harvest of turkeys with beards – almost always males – during the spring season, the only time of year turkeys may be hunted here.

DNREC to hold public hearing Wednesday, June 8 in Millville on Statewide Activity Approval process for Delaware shellfish aquaculture activities

DNREC News - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 10:28
DOVER (June 2, 2016) – The DNREC Division of Water’s Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section will conduct a public hearing Wednesday, June 8 to solicit input on the proposed Statewide Activity Approval (SAA) for shellfish aquaculture

Help Remains for Louisiana Disaster Survivors While Disaster Recovery

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 09:41

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Disaster Recovery Center in Monroe (Ouachita Parish), at the
Monroe Civic Center, 401 Lea Joyner Expressway, will close on Thursday, June 2 at 6 p.m. The
center will reopen at a new location. Officials will announce the new location once that
information is available.

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FEMA Offers Advice for Texans on Lessening Storm Damage in Harris and Austin Counties

FEMA Press Releases - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 15:40

AUSTIN, Texas – A team of specialists from FEMA will visit two home improvement stores in Harris County and another in Austin County to offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damage.

Specialists will be available from June 2-7 at the following locations:

Harris County

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Categories: Federal News

FEMA Encourages Preparedness for the 2016 Hurricane Season

FEMA Press Releases - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 15:35

WASHINGTON – Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is calling on individuals and families across the nation to prepare for the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane season, which begins today and runs through November 30. 

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DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship invites public to vote online through June 8 for best painted rain barrel in youth and adult art contests

DNREC News - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 13:06
DOVER (June 1, 2016) – The public’s art appreciation is sought in voting for favorite entries now online in the 2016 youth and adult rain barrel painting contests sponsored by DNREC’s Watershed Assessment and Management Section. Online voting is open and continues through Wednesday, June 8, for selecting this year’s winning rain barrel artworks.