TIBBEE, Miss. (WTVA) -- The Golden Triangle Regional Solid Waste Management Authority is receiving financial assistance to help with tire disposal.
MDEQ has awarded the waste authority a grant for $90,000.
The funds will assist local small tire businesses with the disposal of old or damaged tires.
The grant is funded through a fee charged for every new wholesale tire sold in Mississippi.
The GTRSWMA serves Choctaw, Clay, Lowndes, Noxubee, Oktibbeha and Webster County.