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Illegal Dump Grant Program​

Gov. Beshear Announces Nearly $1Million in Grants to 18 Kentucky Counties to Clean Up Illegal Open Dumps

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 4, 2022) – Gov. Andy Beshear and Kentucky Energy and Environment (EEC) Cabinet Secretary Rebecca Goodman today announced approximately $995,000 in grants for the cleanup of 80 illegal dumps in 18 counties across the commonwealth.

“Kentucky families deserve for their communities to be clean and safe. Illegal dump sites can affect Kentuckians’ quality of life and property values through no fault of their own,” Gov. Beshear said. “Thousands of our people will benefit from this grant program.” 

The following counties received grants:  Anderson, Butler, Carter, Christian, Cumberland, Estill, Green, Harlan, Hart, Jackson, Johnson, Lawrence, Marion, Martin, Pike, Warren, Wolfe and Woodford.

​Illegal Open Dump Grant Program Application and Support Materials