State Grants Support Local Water Cleanup Projects in Washington, Greene Counties

HARRISBURG – Local water cleanup efforts received a boost today with the announcement of four Growing Greener grants in Greene and Washington counties, according to Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).

The grants include:

  • $244,240 to support the development of a multi-component passive treatment system for Maiden Mine in Dunkard Township, Greene County.
  • $467,295 to support best agricultural management practices in the Ten Mile Creek Watershed in Washington County.
  • $65,000 for streambank stabilization in North Franklin Township, Washington County.
  • $63,100 for Log Pile Run floodplain restoration in Canton Township, Washington County.

The grants were awarded through the state’s Growing Greener grant program, which is administered by the Department of Environmental Protection. The program was created in 1999 to support a variety of projects designed to promote a cleaner, healthier environment.

A total of 149 water cleanup projects statewide received more than $34 million in the most recent round of funding. 

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