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REAP litter control grants awarded

July 31, 2013
The Inter-Mountain

Randy Huffman, cabinet secretary of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, announced the recipients of the Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan, or REAP, litter control matching grants. There were 26 individual applicants approved for amounts totaling $63,195.

The grants were awarded to state solid waste authorities, county commissions and municipalities. Funding for the litter control program is generated through a legislative rule that states, "For unlawful disposal of litter, the circuit clerk shall deposit 50 percent of all civil penalties into the Litter Control fund."

- Berkeley County Solid Waste Authority - $1,000 - The funding will be used for webpage advertising for the ongoing anti-litter campaign.

- Burnsville -$3,000 - The funding will be used for dumpsters and landfill fees for a town cleanup.

- Clay County Commission-$3,000-The funding will be used for litter receptacles for the Town of Clay.

- Elkins - $3,000 - The funding will be used for dumping fees for a town cleanup.

- Fayetteville - $1,150 - The funding will be used for litter receptacles for the city park.

- Gilmer County Commission - $3,000 -The funding will be used for litter control supervisor wages.

- Grafton -$3,000 - The funding will be used for landfill fees and labor for the city's cleanup program.

- Grant Town - $3,000 -The funding will be used for dumpsters and disposal fees for a town cleanup.

- Greenbrier County Solid Waste Authority - $1,000 - The funding will be used for an anti-litter campaign advertising.

- Hurricane - $3,000 - The funding will be used for structure razing within the city.

- Kanawha County Commission - $3,000 -The funding will be used for overtime for off-duty deputies to issue litter citations and work cleanup events.

- Kenova - $3,000 - The funding will be used for structure razing within the city, educational materials, trash bags and trash receptacles.

- Martinsburg - $2,500 - The funding will be used for a spring cleanup campaign.

- McDowell County Solid Waste Authority - $3,000 - The funding will be used for a vehicle for the litter control officer.

- McMechen - $3,000 - The funding will be used for structure razing within the city and litter receptacles.

- Monongalia County Solid Waste Authority - $3,000 - The funding will be used for a roadside litter cleanup and program labor wages. ? Monroe County Solid Waste Authority - $1,712 -The funding will be used for fuel for the county-wide cleanup.

- New Cumberland -$1,500 - The funding will be used for litter receptacles for the city.

- Nitro - $2,000 - The funding will be used for litter receptacles for the city.

- Putnam County Solid Waste Authority - $3,000 - The funding will be used for structure razing within the county.

- Raleigh County Solid Waste Authority - $2,666 - The funding will be used for Litter Control Officer wages, a self-recovery winch and truck tool box for the ongoing litter cleanup program.

- Sutton - $2,000 - The funding will be used for a town cleanup.

- Wayne County Commission - $3,000 - The funding will be used for litter control officer wages.

- Webster County Commission - $3,000 - The funding will be used for litter control officer wages.

- Weston Planning Commission - $2,000 - The funding will be used for litter receptacles for the city.

- Wood County Solid Waste Authority - $666 - The funding will be used for work gloves, safety vests, dust respirators and a solarbattery charger for the ongoing county-wide cleanup program.

 
 

 

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