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: Farmington Hills Police Department Reminds Residents About City's Fireworks Ordinance
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: Oxford Shooting Suspect Ethan Crumbley Could Be Witness In Parents' Trial
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.
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