CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WTAP) - The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has awarded grants to several Mid-Ohio-Valley public agencies for litter control and recycling initiatives.
The local agencies awarded grants include:
Jackson County Solid Waste Authority - Awarded $3,000 for educational materials and a county-wide cleanup event.
City of Parkersburg - Awarded $3,000 for fencing to contain litter and protect wetlands at the city's recycling center.
Pleasants County Commission - Awarded $2,500 for personnel wages for the county-wide illegal dump remediation program.
Wood County Solid Waste Authority - Awarded $1,143.80 for gloves and trash bags for cleanup events.