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Whitman Recycling Division will adjust to cuts for 2016

Following the first fall cleanup last October in many years without a Tire Amnesty Day, Whitman County Solid Waste and Recycling Division hopes to have the event restored in this year's budget – while other parts of their work are reduced because of additional budget cuts.

Tire Amnesty Day is funded by a specific grant for which counties are told each August whether they can be reimbursed for disposing of tires. Last year the funding was denied.

Also, last summer the announcement came for the July 2015-July 2017 biennium for the state's Department of Ecology Coordinated Prevention Grant. Whitm...


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