West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful

About West Virginia

West Virginia is noted for its mountains and diverse topography, its historically significant logging and coal mining industries, and its political and labor history. It is one of the most densely karstic areas in the world, making it a choice area for recreational caving and scientific research.

Business

West Virginia is full of opportunity for any business with a growing economy and a highly dedicated workforce. Whether you are running an existing business or thinking of starting a new business you can find all of the information you need throughout this business section.

Education

West Virginia is fortunate to have a tremendous education system with a high standard of excellence. Please use the information provided here to learn more about the wealth of educational opportunities in our great state.

Employment

West Virginia is home to one of the finest workforces in the country based on our hard work and commitment to quality. Whether you are looking for new job opportunities, enhancing your job skills or researching future employment trends you can find all of the information you need throughout this employment section.

Family

West Virginia offers the perfect balance of a rural and urban setting that suits a variety of lifestyles. This is a state where you can go whitewater rafting in the morning, go to an art exhibit in the afternoon and attend a concert in the evening. Whether you just moved to the Mountain State or your family has been here since it was founded, you are part of our community.

Health

Maintaining proper health is vital to ensuring the highest quality of life possible. West Virginia strives to provide one of the best health care systems in the country that is affordable and available to all residents of the state. This section contains numerous resources to assist you in accessing the health care services provided in the state.

Tourism

Exhilarate in the lasting beauty and natural wonder scattered throughout West Virginia. From unmatched outdoor recreation to world-class resorts, breathtaking scenery and a variety of cultural and historic attractions, West Virginia is an ideal spot to plan your next adventure. Discover for yourself what makes West Virginia wild and wonderful.

 FY2014 REAP Litter Control Grants Awarded

7/30/2013
Randy Huffman, cabinet secretary of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, announced the recipients of the REAP (Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan) Litter Control Matching Grants. There were 26 individual applicants approved for amounts totaling $63,195. The grants were awarded to state solid waste authorities, county commissions and municipalities. Funding for the litter control program is generated through Legislative Rule §22-15A-4; “For unlawful disposal of litter, the circuit clerk shall deposit 50 percent of all civil penalties into the Litter Control Fund.”

Berkeley County Solid Waste Authority $1,000
The funding will be used for webpage advertising for the ongoing anti-litter campaign.

Burnsville, Town of $3,000
The funding will be used for dumpsters and landfill fees for a town cleanup.

Clay County Commission $3,000
The funding will be used for litter receptacles for the Town of Clay.

Elkins, City of $3,000
The funding will be used for dumping fees for a town cleanup.

Fayetteville, Town of $1,150
The funding will be used for litter receptacles for the city park.

Gilmer County Commission $3,000
The funding will be used for Litter Control Supervisor wages.

Grafton, City of $3,000
The funding will be used for landfill fees and labor for the city’s cleanup program.

Grant Town, Town of $3,000
The funding will be used for dumpsters and disposal fees for a town cleanup.

Greenbrier County Solid Waste Authority $1,000
The funding will be used for an anti-litter campaign advertising.

Hurricane, City of $3,000
The funding will be used for structure razing within the city.

Kanawha County Commission $3,000
The funding will be used for overtime for off-duty deputies to issue litter citations and work cleanup events.

Kenova, City of $3,000
The funding will be used for structure razing within the city, educational materials, trash bags and trash receptacles.

Martinsburg, City of $2,500
The funding will be used for a spring cleanup campaign.

McDowell County Solid Waste Authority $3,000
The funding will be used for a vehicle for the Litter Control Officer.

McMechen, City of $3,000
The funding will be used for structure razing within the city and litter receptacles.

Monongalia County Solid Waste Authority $3,000
The funding will be used for a roadside litter cleanup and program labor wages.

Monroe County Solid Waste Authority $1,712
The funding will be used for fuel for the county-wide cleanup

New Cumberland, City of $1,500
The funding will be used for litter receptacles for the city.

Nitro, City of $2,000
The funding will be used for litter receptacles for the city.

Putnam County Solid Waste Authority $3,000
The funding will be used for structure razing within the county.

Raleigh County Solid Waste Authority $2,666
The funding will be used for Litter Control Officer wages, a self-recovery winch and truck tool box for the ongoing litter cleanup program.

Sutton, Town of $2,000
The funding will be used for a town cleanup.

Wayne County Commission $3,000
The funding will be used for Litter Control Officer wages.

Webster County Commission $3,000
The funding will be used for Litter Control Officer wages.

Weston Planning Commission $2,000
The funding will be used for litter receptacles for the city.

Wood County Solid Waste Authority $666
The funding will be used for work gloves, safety vests, dust respirators and a solar battery charger for the ongoing county-wide cleanup program.

Contact Information

Tom Aluise
(304) 926-0440