Lapeer, Saginaw land $$ to use scrap tires on roads

scrap tire picLapeer and Saginaw counties are among nine recipients of grants from the State of Michigan to support the re-use of scrap tires in road surfacing projects.

Lapeer will receive $232,712 and Saginaw County $128,063 from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, out of the total allotment of $2.5 million.

Americans generate about 300 million scrap tires every year, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

For more information on the state’s Scrap Tire program, click here.

Tags: EPA, Lapeer County, MDEQ, Saginaw County, scrap tires

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