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earthquakes, to certain types of structures in active seismic areas. Cooperated with several city governments in installing specialized instruments to obtain data on the response of structures to strong ground motions. Worked with officials in Alaska, Oregon, Washington, California to develop improved warning services and emergency plans to protect coastal residents from seismic sea

waves (tsunamis). REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: The Coast and

Geodetic Survey, Its Products and Services, $1.00, Available from Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402.

INFORMATION CONTACTS:

Regional or Local Office: Not applicable.
Headquarters Office: Associate Director from Seismology and

Geomagnetism, National Ocean Surveys, National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration, Rockville, Maryland 20852.

Telephone: (301) 496-8030.
RELATED PROGRAMS: 11.400, Geodetic Control Surveys; 11.600,

Building ode (Regulations) Assistance to States; 15.801, Map
Information; 15.803, Topographic Surveys and Mapping; 60.011,
Smithsonian Center for Short-Lived Phenomena.

11.404 WEATHER FORECASTS AND WARNINGS

(National Weather Service)

FEDERAL AGENCY: NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC

ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AUTHORIZATION: 15 U.S.C. 311 and 313;49 U.S.C. 1351 and 1463;

26 Stat. 653; Reorganization Plan No. 4, 1970. OBJECTIVES: To warn the general public of impending severe weather

and to issue routinely weather forecasts up to 48 hours in advance,

and various weather information summaries.

TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Dissemination of Technical Information. beni USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: Data is useful to all segments of the

economy and the general public. Agriculture, aviation, transportation, marine commerce, boating and fishing interests recreation, forest management, fire prevention, and air pollution control are some of the areas benefiting from the use of the special data provided by this program. There are no restrictions on the potential users of the data regarding qualifications to obtain it. Services and products include: State, zone, and local weather forecasts for up to 48 hours are made every 6 hours, 5 day

outlooks, national weather summaries, temperature and Det precipitation bulletins are issued daily. Dissemination is by NOAA

Weather Wire, Press wire, newspapers, radio and TV. Warings are issued as needed on hurricanes, tornadoes, severe local storms, cold waves, heavy snows, storm tides, Seiches (Great Lakes), etc., and disseminated on an emergency basis.

Farm weather summaries and forecasts, fruit-frost forecasts, and special bulletins for agriculturalists, and fire-weather forecasts for foresters are issued daily or as needed seasonally. Air stagnation potential advisories for air pollution control agencies issued daily.

Aviation weather forecasts for all areas of the country and for 427 airports are issued 6-hourly and amended as needed. In-flight advisories on potentially hazardous weather are issued as needed.

Boating forecasts for coastal and inland waters issued 4 times daily, augmented by small craft warnings as needed.

Climatic data and summaries are published in various forms convenient for application to local, state, national, and

hemispheric problems. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant Eligibility: Everyone is eligible.
Beneficiary Eligibility: Same as applicant eligibility.

Credentials/Documentation: None.
APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:

Preapplication Coordination: None.
Application Procedure: Written request to the regional offices listed

in the appendix.
Award Procedure: Not applicable.
Deadlines: None.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: Not applicable.
Appeals: Not applicable.

Renewals: Not applicable.
ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Not applicable.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports: None.
Audits: None.

Records: None.
FINANCIAL INFORMATION:
Account Identification: 06-48-1421-01-506; 06-48-1422-0-1-506;

06-48-14 24-01-506. Obligations: (Salaries and expenses) FY 70 $ 122,251,000; FY 71 est

$139,825,800; and FY 72 est $150,056,600. Range and Average of Financial Assistance: Not applicable. PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Not applicable. REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: National

Weather Service directives; book, pamphlet and leaflet series, are

available from U.S. Government Printing Office. INFORMATION CONTACTS: Regional or Local Office: Regional headquarters offices listed in the

appendix. Headquarters Office: Director, National Weather Service, National

Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 8060 13th Street, Silver

Spring, Maryland, 20910. Telephone: (301) 495-2311. RELATED PROGRAMS: 11.402, River and Flood Forecasts.

11.405 ANADROMOUS AND GREAT LAKES FISHERIES CONSERVATION

FEDERAL AGENCY: NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC

ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AUTHORIZATION: Anadromous Fish Act of 1965; Public Law

89-304 as amended; 16 U.S.C. 757a.f.; Reorganization Plan No. 4,

1970. OBJECTIVES: To cooperate with the States and other non-Federal

interests in the conservation, development, and enhancement of the Nation's anadromous fish and those in the Great Lakes that

ascend streams to spawn. TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Project Grants. USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: Funds can be used for spawning

area improvement, installment of fish ways, construction of fish protection devices and hatcheries, and for research to improve management and increase anadromous fish resources.

Funds cannot be used for law enforcement, public relations, or construction of facilities and vessels, the primary purpose of which is to commercially harvest, handle, and process fishery products. In addition, funds cannot be used for projects in the Columbia

River Basin. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicant Eligibility: Any interested person or organization may

propose a cooperative undertaking. However, all proposals must be approved by the State Fishery agency having responsibility for the

resource to be affected by the proposal. Beneficiary Eligibility: Same as applicant eligibility.

Credentials/Documentation: None. APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS: Preapplication Coordination: Applications must be coordinated with

State fishery agency having responsibility for the resource affected

by the proposal. Application Procedure: Submission of a project program Form 2-238

to the appropriate regional or area office of the National Marine Fisheries Service listed in the appendix. Submissions must have

approval of State fishery agency. Award Procedure: Funds are made available on a reimbursable basis

to cooperator through regional offices. Notification of grant awards are made to the State Central Information Reception

Agency on SF 240. Deadlines: Project proposals should be submitted 30 days in advance

of desired effective date, and 30 days prior to June 30 of the fiscal

year in which funds will revert. Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: 16 to 18 working days. Appeals: No formal appeal procedure. If application is unacceptable,

the reasons are fully stated to the applicant. If the applicant desires to resubmit application, project must be revised in

accordance with recommended changes. Renewals: No renewal However, an approved on-going project can

be extended by submission of an amendment document. ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements: The Federal share of a project

cost shall not exceed 50 percent. Real and personal property owned or controlled by a cooperator may be used in lieu of matching funds. Such real and personal property must be directly related to the work involved and must be an appropriate cost item of the project. Property may be used as matching funds until the

total appraised value is exhausted. Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: The life of the Act. Federal

funds remain available for obligation until June 30 of the fiscal

year in which apportioned. POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS: Reports: Progress or segment reports, which are usually annual, or

others as requested by Region or Area Offices of the National Marine Fisheries Service. Progress reports may be the form of a manuscript. A completion report is submitted upon completion of 12 work described in approved project proposal Format for reports is !!

de termined by recipient. Audits: The Federal audits will be conducted at least once every 3 :)

years of the recipients financial management of projects, including subcontracts. Audits ascertain fiscal compliance with Act,

regulations, and project agreement requirements. Records: All records of accounts and supporting documents will be

retained by recipient and subcontractors for a period of 3 years

after final payment. FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification: 06-48-1422-0-1-506.
Obligations: (Grants) FY 70 $2,150,000; FY 71 est $2,000,000; and

FY 72 est $2,000,000.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance: Not more than

$1,000,000 of the funds appropriated in any fiscal year shall be

obligated in any one State. Average: $34,677. PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: In fiscal year 1970, 62 contracts

were awarded in 26 States. REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: 50 CFR Part

401. National Marine Fisheries Service Circular 293, “Federal Aid Program Activities 1968," and Circular 322, “Federal Aid Program Activities 1969.” Available from Director, NMFS, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Rockville, Maryland 20852, or from regional and area offices (see appendix) without

cost. INFORMATION CONTACTS: Regional or Local Office: Potential applicants should make initial

contact relative to this program at the Region or Area Office of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) listed in the

appendix. Headquarters Office: Chief, Division of Federal Aid, National Marine

Fisheries Service, 1801 North Moore St., Arlington, Virginia

22209. RELATED PROGRAMS: 11.407, Commercial Fisheries Research and

Development; 15.600, Anadromous Fish Conservation; 15.604,
Fishery Research Information; 15.605, Fish Restoration.

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11.406 COMMERCIAL FISHERIES DISASTER ASSISTANCE

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FEDERAL AGENCY: NATAIONAL OCEANIC & ATMOSPHERIC

ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AUTHORIZATION: Commercial Fisheries Research and Development

Act of 1964 as amended; Public Law 88-309 and Public Law

90-551; 16 U.S.C. 779-779F; Reorganization Plan No. 4, 1970. OBJECTIVES: To provide resource disaster assistance in the 50 States

and Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa. TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Project Grants. USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: Provides financial assistance to

restore commercial fisheries which have failed due to a resource disaster arising from natural or undetermined causes; and to prevent a similar failure in the future. Funds cannot be used for law enforcement, public relations, construction of facilities and vessels, the primary purpose of which is to commercially harvest, handle or process fishery products. Funds cannot be used as grants

to charter fishing vessels. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicant Eligibility: The agency of a State government authorized

under its laws to regulate commercial fisheries. Beneficiary Eligibility: Same as applicant eligibility. Credentials/Documentation: The Governor of each State shall notify

the Secretary of Commerce which State agency is authorized to regulate commercial fisheries. An official of the State agency shall certify as to the official(s) authorized in accordance with State law to commit the State to participation under the Act, to sign project

documents, and to receive payments. APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS: Preapplication Coordination: None. Application Procedure: Submission of a project proposal Form 2-238

to the appropriate Regional or Area Director of the National

Marine Fisheries Service listed in the appendix. Award Procedure: Funds are made available on a reimbursable basis

to cooperators through regional offices. Notification of grants are made to the State Central Information Reception Agency on SF

240. Deadlines: Project proposals should be submitted as soon as possible

after a resource disaster indicating damage, cost and proposed

corrective action. Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: 15-44 days. Appeals: No formal appeal procedure. If applicant is unacceptable,

the reasons are fully stated to the applicant. If the applicant desires to resubmit application, project must be revised in

accordance with recommended changes. Renewals: No renewals. However, an approved on-going project can

be pvtended by submission of an amendment document. ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements: Funds are made available on a

project basis following secretarial determination of a resource disaster. 100 percent Federal funding for projects to restore commercial fishery resources which have been damaged or destroyed by a disaster arising from natural or undetermined

causes. Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Not applicable. POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS: Reports: Progress or segment reports, which are usually annual, or

others as requested by Region or Area Offices of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). Progress reports may be in the form of a manuscript. A completion report is submitted upon completion of work described in approved project proposal.

Format for reports is determined by recipient. Audits: The Federal audits will be conducted at least once every 3

years, of the recipients financial management of projects, including subcontracts. Audits ascertain fiscal compliance with

act, regulations, and project agreement requirements. Records: All records of accounts and supporting documents will be

retained by recipients and subcontractors for a period of 3 years

after final payment. FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification: 06-48-1422-0-1-506.
Obligations: (Grants) FY 70 $546,388; FY 71 est $100,000; and FY

72 est $200,000. Range and Average of Financial Assistance: $5,568 to $ 200,000;

$109,000. PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: In fiscal year 1970, 5 contracts

were awarded in 5 states. REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: 50 CFR Part

253; National Marine Fisheries Service Circular 286, “Commercial Fisheries Aid to States”; National Marine Fisheries Service Circular 293, “Federal Aid Program Activities 1968”; NMFS Circular 322, “Federal Aid Program Activities 1969.” Available from Director, National Marine Fisheries Services, Washington, D.C. 20240, or

from regional and area offices (see appendix) without cost. INFORMATION CONTACTS:: Regional or Local Office: Potential applicants should make initial

contact relative to this program at the Region or Area Offices of

the National Marine Fisheries listed in the appendix. Headquarters Office: Chief, Division of Federal Aid, National Marine

Fisheries Services, 1801 North Moore Street, Arlington, Virginia

22209. RELATED PROGRAMS: 11.416, Jellyfish Control; 59.002, Economic

Injury Disaster Loans, 59.008, Physical Disaster Loans.

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11.407 COMMERCIAL FISHERIES RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

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FEDERAL AGENCY: NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC

ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AUTHORIZATION: Commercial Fisheries Research and Development

Act of 1964 as amended; Public Law 88-309 and Public Law

90-551; 16 U.S.C. 779-779f; Reorganization Plan No. 4, 1970. OBJECTIVES: To promote State commercial fishery research and

development in the 50 States and Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands,

Guam, and American Samoa. TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Formula Grants. USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: Funds can be used for research and

development of commercial fishery resources including construction of facilities. Funds cannot be used for law enforcement, public relations, or construction of facilities and vessels the primary purpose of which is to commercially harvest,

handle or process fishery products. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicant Eligibility: The agency of a State government authorized

under its laws to regulate commercial fisheries. Beneficiary Eligibility: Same as applicant eligibility. Credentials/Documentation: The Governor of each State shall notify

the Secretary of Commerce which State agency is authorized to regulate commercial fisheries. An official of the State agency shall certify as the official(s) authorized in accordance with State law to commit the State to participation under the Act, to sign project

documents, and to receive payments. APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:

Preapplication Coordination: None.
Application Procedure: Submission of a project proposal form 2-238

to the appropriate regional or area director of the National Marine

Fisheries Service (NMFS) listed in the appendix. Award Procedure: Funds are made available to cooperators through

Regional Offices on a reimbursement basis. Notification of grants are made to the State Central Information Reception Agency on

SF 240. Deadlines: Project proposals should be submitted 30 days in advance

of desired effective date, and 30 days prior to June 30 of the fiscal

year in which unobligated funds will revert. Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: 16-18 working days. Appeals: No formal appeal procedure. If applicant is unacceptable

the reasons are fully stated to the applicant. If the applicant desires to resubmit application, project must be revised in

accordance with recommended changes. Renewals: No renewal. However, an approved on-going project can

be extended by submission of an amendment document. ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements: Apportionment to States is

based on average value of raw fish landed and manufactured fishery products. No State may receive less than 1/2 of 1 percent or more than 6 percent of funds appropriated in any fiscal year.

Federal funding is not to exceed 75 percent of approved project costs. State matching funds of at least 25 percent must be new

monies not previously used for commercial fisheries projects. Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: The life of the act. Federal

funds remain available for obligation until June 30 of the fiscal

year following the year in which apportioned. POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS: Reports: Progress or segment reports, which are usually annual, or

others as requested by region or area offices of the National Marine Fisheries Service. Progress reports may be in the form of a manuscript. A completion report is submitted upon completion of work described in approved project proposal Format for reports is

determined by recipient. Audits: The Federal audits will be conducted at least once every 3

years of the recipients financial management of projects, including subcontracts. Audits ascertain fiscal compliance with act,

regulations, and project agreement requirements. Records: Al records of accounts and supporting documents will be

retained by recipient and subcontractors for a period of 3 years

after final payment. FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification: 06-48-1422-0-1-506.
Obligations: (Grants) FY 70 $4,391,700; FY 71 est $3,952,350; and

FY 72 est $3,696,800.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance: $10,000 to $228,000;

$27,400. PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: In fiscal year 1970, 160 contracts

were awarded to 48 States and Puerto Rico, the Virgin Island,

Guam, and American Samoa. REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: 50 CFR Part

253; National Marine Fisheries Service Circular 286, “Commercial Fisheries Aid to States”; National Marine Fisheries Service Circular 293, “Federal Aid Program Activities 1968”; National Marine Fisheries Service Circular 322, "Federal Aid Program Activities 1969"; available from Director, National Marine Fisheries Service,

Washington, D.C. 20240. INFORMATION CONTACTS: Regional or Local Office: Potential applicants should make initial

contact relative to this program at the region or area offices of the

National Marine Fisheries Service listed in the appendix. Headquarters Office: Chief, Division of Federal Aid, 1801 North

Moore Street, Arlington, Virginia 22209.
RELATED PROGRAMS: 15.604, Fishery Research Information.

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11.408 CURRENT ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF FOOD FISH, SHELLFISH, AND INDUSTRIAL FISHERY PRODUCTS

(Fishery Situation and Outlook Reports)

FEDERAL AGENCY: NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC

ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AUTHORIZATION: Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956, Public Law

84-1024; 16 U.S.C. 742(a) et seq. OBJECTIVES: To provide information on the current economic

conditions in various segments of the U.S. fishing industry. TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Dissemination of Technical Information. USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: Subscriptions are available to all

without restriction or without charge, as well as specific

information. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicant Eligibility: Anyone interested in receiving the reports may

subscribe.
Beneficiary Eligibility: Not applicable.
Credentials/Documentation: None.
APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:
Preapplication Coordination: None.
Application Procedure: Contact any office of the National Marine

Fisheries Service as listed in the appendix.
Award Procedure: Not applicable.
Deadlines: None.
Range or Approval/Disapproval Time: Not applicable.
Appeals: Not applicable.
Renewals: Subscription mailing lists are recircularized annually.
ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Not applicable.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports: Not applicable.
Audits: Not applicable.

Records: None.
FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification: 06-48-5139-0-2-506.
Obligations: (Salaries and expenses) FY 70 $ 202,200; FY 71 est

$226,900; and FY 72 est $222,900. Range and Average of Financial Assistance: Not applicable. PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Quarterly Situation and Outlook

reports on food fish, shellfish, and industrial fishery products are

mailed to 6,000 people. REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: None. INFORMATION CONTACTS:

Regional or Local Office: See appendix for list of regional offices. Headquarters Office: Chief, Division of Current Economic Analysis,

National Marine Fisheries Service, 1801 N. Moore Street,

Arlington, Virginia 22209. Telephone: (202) 343-6907. RELATED PROGRAMS: 11.414, Fishing Statistics and Market News;

11.700, Measures and Analyses of the United States Economy; 10.153, Market News; 10.250, Agricultural and Rural Economic Research.

11.409 FISHERIES LOAN FUND

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FEDERAL AGENCY: NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC

ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AUTHORIZATION: Section 4, Public Law 81-1024, Fish and Wildlife

Act, as amended; 16 U.S.C. 742c; Public Law 89-85; Act of July 24, 1965, as amended by Public Law 91-387; Reorganization Plan

No. 4, 1970. OBJECTIVES: To provide financial assistance which will aid the

commercial fishing industry to bring about a general upgrading of fishing vessels and gear thereby contributing to more efficient and

profitable fishing operations, TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Direct Loans. USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: Loans are made to finance and

refinance the cost of purchasing, constructing, equipping, maintaining, repairing, or operating new or used commercial fishing vessels or gear. There must be evidence that the credit applied for is not otherwise available on reasonable terms. No loans can be made for any phase of a shore operation, non maritime liens, repair or purchase of vessel or gear not offered as collateral, a new business venture whose control is by persons who are not engaged in commercial fishing. For purchase or construction of a vessel, a determination that operation of vessel will not cause economic hardship to efficient vessel operators

already in that fishery must be made by the Secretary. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicant Eligibility: Must be a U.S. citizen residing or conducting

business in the United States and (1) owns or operates commercial fishing vessel of U.S. registry; (2) owns or operates any type fishing gear used directly in catching fish or shellfish; (3) can demonstrate to the Secretary that he has the ability, experience, resources, and other qualifications for successful operation of vessel or gear to be operated; (4) is a fishery marketing cooperative engaged in marketing all catches of fish or shellfish by its members pursuant to contractual or other enforceable arrangement which empower the cooperative to exercise control over sale of catches

and disburse proceeds from such sales. Beneficiary Eligibility: Same as applicant eligibility.

Credentials/Documentation: Applicant must furnish proof of:

citizenship, vessel ownership or fishing experience, and inability to

obtain credit on reasonable terms. APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:

Preapplication Coordination: None.
Application Procedure: By submittal of application for loan form to

nearest office of financial assistance listed in the appendix. Award Procedure: Loan is approved by the Director or Regional

Director, National Marine Fisheries Service, listed in the appendix. Deadlines: None. Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: From 45 to 60 days. Appeals: An applicant, who believes he has new information which may

reason for refusal of loan, may request reconsideration of his case by forwarding the new information to the Director or Regional Director, National Marine Fisheries

Service (see appendix for list of offices.) Renewals: It will not be necessary for an applicant to file a new

application if such reconsideration is requested within a period of 6 months of the date of declination of withdrawal of the

application by the applicant. ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements: None.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Loans are repayable in

installments with maximum maturities of 10 years. POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS: Reports: Borrowers are required to submit an annual financial

report. In addition the Secretary may request periodic reports. Audits: Items of income and expense may be verified periodically.

The Secretary shall have the right to inspect books and records of

the applicant as he deems necessary.
Records: As required for above reports and audits.
FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification: 06-48-4317-03-506.
Face Value of Loans: (New direct loans approved) FY 70

$2,700,000; FY 71 est $2,300,000; and FY 72 est $2,300,000. Range and Average of Financial Assistance: As of January 1, 1970,

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