LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Michigan officials say they’re stepping up financial support for recycling infrastructure projects.
The state Department of Environmental Quality says its boosting available funding for grants from $500,000 to $3.7 million and is extending the deadline for applications to May 1.READ MORE: MSU Police: Tip From Private Investigator Led To Discovery Of Body Believed To Be Brendan Santo
The DEQ originally announced the grant opportunity last November in support of the state’s goals of increasing the recycling rate and ensuring convenient recycling access by supporting the development of infrastructure for the purpose.READ MORE: Consumer Alert: How To Avoid Fake N95, KN95 Masks
Local and tribal government agencies, nonprofits, school districts, colleges, and regional planning agencies are among those eligible to seek funding of up to $1 million.
Application information is available online.MORE NEWS: Flint Public Schools Staying Virtual Indefinitely Due To Large Amount Of Positive COVID-19 Cases
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