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REAP Program announces more than $85,000 in grants

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) has announced the recipients of the fiscal year 2019 Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP) Litter Control Matching Grants.

The 31 recipients were approved for $85,117.72 in grant funding. Funding for the litter control program is generated through civil penalties imposed on litter violations, as well as state agency facility recycling revenue as described in West Virginia Code section 22-15A-4 and section 22-15A-5.

The city of Buckhannon received $3,500 to be used for the city wide property cleanup program and anti-litter educational materials.

For more WVDEP news and information, go to www.dep.wv.gov. Also, connect with the agency on all social media platforms. Follow @DEPWV on Twitter, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/depwv/ and on YouTube by searching “Environment Matters.”

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