Plantersville awarded grant for cleanup

PLANTERSVILLE – A $10,000 grant will go toward cleaning up illegal dumping grounds in Plantersville.
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality awarded the town a solid waste assistance grant that will be used to clean up unauthorized dump sites, said Plantersville Mayor Gloria Holland.
Cities and counties may apply for Solid Waste Assistance Grants through the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality. These grants are utilized by local communities for programs to prevent or clean up unauthorized dumps, to aid in hiring local solid waste enforcement officers, for public education efforts on solid waste disposal and recycling, and to establish programs for the collection of white goods, bulky wastes and recyclable materials.

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