Somerset Co. Community to Receive Grant

By WTAJ News

Published 07/25 2014 05:08PM

Updated 07/25 2014 05:12PM

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Frank Burns (D – 72nd District) announced Friday a state grant for Conemaugh Township in Somerset County from the Host Municipal Inspector Grant Program.

The grant, worth more than $35,000, is to reimburse the county for half of the cost of employing a host municipal inspector.

The Host Municipal Inspector Grant Program is within the state Department of Environmental Protection. The program provides funding for municipalities that host municipal waste landfills, resource recovery (waste to energy) facilities and commercial hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities.

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