Department of Environmental Protection REAP Litter Control Matching Grants

8/20/2009

Randy Huffman, cabinet secretary of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, announced the recipients of the Department of Environmental Protection REAP Litter Control Matching Grants. There were 26 individual applicants approved for amounts totaling $55,000. 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.”

Village of Barboursville
Funding for dumpster fees for the annual village cleanup.
$1,500.00

Berkeley County Solid Waste Authority
Funding for advertising for various solid waste collections and recycling events.
$1,500.00

Brooke County Commission
Funding for litter education awareness.
$500.00

Town of Burnsville
Funding for dumpster fees for the annual village cleanup.
$2,500.00

Town of Cowen
Funding for rental of containers and dumping fees for a cleanup project.
$1,400.00

City of Dunbar
Funding for gloves, safety vests and litter grabbers for a city block cleanup.
$2,425.00

Town of Fayetteville
Funding for trash receptacles for Keep Fayetteville Beautiful.
$3,000.00

City of Hurricane
Funding to raze unsightly structures to provide new opportunities for housing construction.
$3,000.00

Kanawha County Commission
Funding for overtime for off duty deputies to issue litter citations.
$3,000.00

Marion County Solid Waste Authority
Funding for brochures, litter bags and advertising for litter awareness.
$500.00

Town of Mason
Funding to raze dilapidated buildings within the town’s boundaries.
$3,000.00

McDowell County Solid Waste Authority
Funding for advertising for Make McDowell Proud Day.
$300.00

City of McMechen
Funding to raze unsightly structures and purchase trash containers.
$3,000.00

Town of Meadow Bridge
Funding for a town cleanup.
$2,2025.00

City of Milton
Funding to raze dilapidated buildings.
$3,000.00

City of Nitro
Funding for litter clean up for a section of the city.
$3,000.00

City of Parkersburg
Funding for a newsletter on recycling and litter control.
$1,150.00

Putnam County Solid Waste Authority
Funding for hauling and tipping fees for a local cleanup.
$1,500.00

Raleigh County Commission
Funding for an annual fall clean up.
$3,000.00

Raleigh County Solid Waste Authority
Funding for advertising on litter education.
$1,000.00

City of Shinnston
Funding for a year-round litter control program.
$1,500.00

Tyler County Solid Waste Authority
Funding for a litter camera.
$2,126.22

Wayne County Commission
Funding for litter control officer wages.
$3,000.00

Webster County Commission
Funding for litter control officer wages.
$3,000.00

Wood County Solid Waste Authority
Funding to purchase litter educational material and to raze burnt and demolished mobile homes.
$3,000.00

Wyoming County Solid Waste Authority
Funding for litter control officer wages.
$3,000.00

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