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April 27, 2015
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality announced Friday it awarded the county a $55,000 waste-tire grant to continue collecting and recycling old tires.
The grant helps pay for the county's program of maintaining two tire-collection points and contracting with a processor who picks up the tires and recycles them at a center in Jackson.
It is the eighth grant awarded to Hancock County since 1994, when officials first applied for the program, MDEQ Communications Director Robbie Wilbur said.
Read more here: http://www.sunherald.com/2015/04/24/6193558_hancock-county-gets-55000-grant.html?rh=1#storylink=cpy
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