Courtesy Bureau Of
Vinton, Hocking, Meigs, Gallia, Jackson, Lawrence and Scioto counties are
encouraged to present details regarding abandoned mines located on their property
and check on eligibility for funding. The meeting will be held in Athens on Tuesday,
Sept. 17 at 280 E. State St. from 5-7 p.m. For information
about the Athens meeting call (740) 592-3748.
The ODNR plans to apply,
in November, for
more than $10 million in grant funding
from the U.S. Department
of the Interior for abandoned mine reclamation projects. These projects are to
be completed between January
2014 and December 2016.
Meeting locations for other counties
Columbiana, Mahoning, Portage, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Wayne
Monday, Sept. 16, at 3601 Newgarden
Rd. (330) 222-1527.
Belmont, Guernsey, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Perry,
Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 11296 E. Pike
Rd. in Cambridge. Phone:
Carroll, Coshocton, Harrison, Jefferson, Tuscarawas
Sept. 19 at 2207 Reiser Ave. SE, New Philadelphia. Phone: