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MDEQ awards $81K grant to help with illegal dumping in Jackson Co.

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has awarded an $81,500 grant to Jackson County to help it with enforcement and cleanup of illegal dumping.

The Solid Waste Assistance Grant will also be used to pay for a hazardous household waste collection event. The date for that event has yet to be determined.

“The Solid Waste Assistance Grants support a variety of useful solid waste management activities for cities and counties, and this grant will assist Jackson County's efforts in improving their management of solid waste,” said Gary Rikard, MDEQ Executive Director.

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