Nearly $300,000 in Grants Distributed to W.Va. Solid Waste Authorities

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Several Solid Waste Authorities (SWAs) in our region are among 31 SWAs throughout West Virginia receiving grants from the Solid Waste Management Board.

The grants were announced Wednesday during the SWMB meeting in Charleston. Following is a breakdown of funds to counties in our region:

  • Boone County – $12,000 – for tires and fuel

  • Braxton County – $13,760 – for fuel, insurance, office supplies, operating supplies, rent, education and a financial examination

  • Calhoun County - $9,449 – wages, a security system and a computer

  • Jackson County - $6,000 - for fuel and equipment/vehicle maintenance

  • Kanawha County - $14,800 – for educational materials and educational conference expenses

  • Lincoln County - $12,800 - for transportation of recyclables, wages, educational brochures and insurance

  • Mason County - $7,431.29 – for vehicle maintenance and repairs, educational conference expenses, baling equipment and wire, and fuel

  • Putnam County - $6,500 – for educational conference expenses, advertising for county cleanup, e-cycling hauling fees and fork truck rental for cleanups

  • Wayne County - $12,318 - for fuel, insurance, baling wire, financial examination, computer and office supplies

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