Nashville, Tenn. Governor Phil Bredesen and Environment and Conservation Commissioner Jim Fyke announced today that the state will provide Waste Tire Grants totaling more than $4.2 million to assist communities across Tennessee with processing waste tires for beneficial reuse.
Sevier County Solid Waste will receive a Waste Tire Grant of $54,931.
"The efforts of the state's local partners are key to the success of this program to divert waste tires from landfills for the benefit of our natural environment," said Bredesen. "I'm pleased the Solid Waste Management Act continues to allow us to provide support and funding to local communities for this very important program."
The General Assembly authorized waste tire grants in the Solid Waste Management Act of 1991.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.