RIPLEY, Miss. (WTVA) — Tippah County is a recipient of a solid waste assistance grant given by the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality.
The $13,440 grant will be used to clean up any illegal dumping in the county.
MDEQ awards the funds to be used for preventing and cleaning up unauthorized dumps, hiring solid waste enforcement officers and establishing programs and educating residents on solid waste disposal and recycling.
Information about this grant program and other initiatives is available at http://www.deq.state.ms.us/solidwaste