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DANR Announces $176,250 in Grants for Solid Waste Projects





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, September 30, 2021

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Mike Perkovich, 773-4216

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DANR Announces $176,250 in Grants for Solid Waste Projects

 

PIERRE, S.D. – Today, the South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR) announced the Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved $176,250 in grants for solid waste projects.

 

The grants approved by the board will be administered through the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

 

Grants were awarded to:

  • Roberts County, $114,250 for landfill improvements
  • Brookings, $62,000 to complete a solid waste master plan

 

The grants were awarded from DANR’s Solid Waste Management Program. The Solid Waste Management Program provides grants and loans for solid waste disposal, recycling, and waste tire projects. The Legislature annually appropriates dedicated water and waste funding for the Consolidated and Solid Waste programs through the Governor’s Omnibus Water Funding Bill.

 

The board met today in Pierre.

 

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