The grant, which was administered by Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, comes from the Department's solid waste assistance grant program. The grant will also cover the hiring of local solid waste enforcement officers and render public education on proper solid waste disposal and recycling methods.
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Programs that ensure that communities have a clean and healthful environment that is free from air and water pollution, pesticides and other hazardous substances, damaging radiation and excessive levels of noise. Environmental Exposure; Environmental Pollutants; Hazardous Environments; Noise Pollution;
Programs that control the level of hazardous substances that are released into the environment and manage the disposal of hazardous waste materials. Asbestos Removal; Asbestos Testing; Carbon Monoxide Testing; Drinking Water Testing; Environmental Hazards Cleanup; Hazardous Materials Cleanup; Hazardous Materials Control; Hazardous Materials Monitoring; Hazardous Materials Transportation; Hazardous Wastes; Household Hazardous Wastes; Lead Testing; Medical Waste Disposal, Nuclear Wastes Cleanup; Oil Spill Cleanup; Radiation Testing; Radon Testing; Soil Contaminant Testing; Soil Testing; Tap Water Testing
Programs that collect residential or commercial waste products to salvage reusable resources such as paper, plastics, glass or metals. Beverage Container Redemption Centers; Business/Industrial Recycling Programs; Christmas Tree Recycling; Composting Programs; Garden Waste Recycling; Hazardous Waste Exchange; Oil Recycling; Residential Recycling Programs; Water Reclamation; Yard Waste Recycling
Programs that are responsible for the collection, processing and environmentally safe disposal or recycling of the solid and liquid waste materials that are produced by households, businesses and industry. Environmental Sanitation; Industrial Waste; Sanitation; Solid Waste Management; Landfills; Sludge Sites; Sewage; Waste Transport; Waste Spills; Waste Treatment
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