REAP Litter Control Grants awarded for fiscal year 2015

7/24/2014
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection Cabinet Secretary Randy Huffman recently announced the recipients of the DEP’s REAP (Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan) Litter Control Matching Grants. There were 23 individual applicants approved for amounts totaling $54,518. The grants were awarded to state solid waste authorities, county commissions and municipalities. Funding for the litter control program is generated through Legislative Rule §22-15A-4; “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 - $1,500
Funding will be used for educational litter pamphlets.

Burnsville, Town of - $3,000
Funding will be used for dumpster and disposal fees for the annual cleanup event.

Clay County Solid Waste Authority - $3,000
Funding will be used for dumpster and disposal fees for the annual cleanup event.

Delbarton, Town of - $2,300
Funding will be used for supplies and disposal fees for the town cleanup event.

Fayetteville, Town of - $1,563
Funding will be used for a hydraulic winch system for the cleanup of illegal dumps.

Gilmer County Commission - $3,000
Funding will be used for Litter Control Supervisor wages.

Harrison County Commission - $2,913
Funding will be used for ash tray litter receptacles.

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

Kanawha County Solid Waste Authority - $1,525
Funding will be used for educational and promotional materials, public service announcements and social media advertising campaign to address cigarette littering.

Kenova, City of - $3,000
Funding will be used for structure razing, educational materials, trash bags and litter receptacles.

Mason County Commission - $1,200
Funding will be used for fuel and supplies for the county cleanup program.

McMechen, City of - $3,000
Funding will be used for structure razing within the city.

Mercer County Solid Waste Authority - $3,000
Funding will be used for litter bags.

Milton, City of - $3,000
Funding will be used for structure razing within the city.

Monroe County Solid Waste Authority - $1,366
Funding will be used for fuel and vehicle insurance for the county cleanup program.

Nitro, City of - $3,000
Funding will be used for litter receptacles with lids.

Parkersburg, City of - $1,500
Funding will be used for gloves and safety vests for the city’s litter cleanup program.

Putnam County Solid Waste Authority - $3,000
Funding will be used for litter grabbers and labor wages for the county cleanup program.

Raleigh County Solid Waste Authority - $725
Funding will be used for safety strobe lights, litter grabbers and safety vests for cleanups.

Terra Alta, Town of - $3,000
Funding will be used for labor, driver and disposal fees for razing of dilapidated structures within the town.

Wayne County Commission - $3,000
Funding will be used for Litter Control Officer wages.

Wood County Solid Waste Authority - $926
Funding will be used for safety vests and a winch with accessories.

Wyoming County Solid Waste Authority - $3,000
Funding will be used for fuel, vehicle maintenance and uniforms for the Litter Control Officer. 

Contact:

Tom Aluise
304-926-0499
Thomas.J.Aluise@wv.gov
 

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