Division of Waste Management
State accepting crumb rubber grant proposals

Press Release Date:  Thursday, December 11, 2008  
Contact Information:  Chris Fitzpatrick, 502-564-6716, Ext. 4636  

 FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 11, 2008) - The Energy and Environment Cabinet is accepting grant proposals for projects that promote the use of recycled waste tires for athletic fields, playgrounds, and other crumb rubber or mulch applications. 

To a limited degree, the cabinet will consider funding research and development proposals for experimental practices or technologies.

For this grant program year, total funding available for all projects is limited to $200,000.  
Applications must be received by close of business Feb. 16, 2009, at the cabinet’s Division of Waste Management central office in Frankfort. The application and any supporting documentation must be submitted in order for the application to be complete. 

For more information, contact Lisa Evans, Division of Waste Management, 200 Fair Oaks, 2nd Floor, Frankfort KY 40601, 502-564-6716, Lisa.Evans@ky.gov. Information is also online at the division’s Web site - www.waste.ky.gov.  

Grant funding comes from the Waste Tire Trust Fund, a grant program established in 1998 by the Kentucky General Assembly to receive fees collected from new tire sales.


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