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December 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, and the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (O&I) held a hearing today entitled “Examining Decades of Data Manipulation at the United States Geological Survey” during which they interviewed U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Deputy Director William Werkheiser on several incidents of scientific misconduct at the Energy Resources Program (ERP) Geochemistry Laboratory in Lakewood, Colorado.

December 5, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a Public Assistance (PA), Category F grant in the amount of $2,483,254.80 to the American Samoa Power Authority for Earthquake, Tsunami, and Flooding assistance stemming from the 2009 Earthquake / Tsunami.  This grant is authorized under Section 406 of the Robert T. Stafford Act.

May 19, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, announced today, that the U.S. Department of Interior has awarded a grant to the American Samoa Power Authority (ASPA) for energy improvements, to assist in reducing dependence on imported fuel oil in American Samoa.

March 7, 2016 Press Release
Washington, D.C. –Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has awarded a federal grant in the amount of $2,404,941 to assist in funding the American Samoa Power Authority’s - Underground Mitigation Project.
October 23, 2015 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, announced today that the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Administration (HHS) has awarded American Samoa a grant in the amount of $249,620 for energy assistance.
October 23, 2015 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $42,201 to the American Samoa Power Authority under the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) program.