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Skokomish tribe receives $1.35M recycling grant

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week announced a $1.35 million grant to the Skokomish Tribe to improve solid waste and recycling on the reservation.

The grant awards were announced on Nov. 15, "America Recycles Day." A news release from the EPA states the agency gave $34.9 million in Solid Waste Infrastructure grants and almost $3.6 million in Recycling Education grants in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.

The Skokomish tribe will use the grant to build a drop-box transfer station for tribal members and other residents.

The grants are funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law,...


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