REWATCH: Get cash for cleaning up your property

Get cash for cleaning up your property
Published: Jun. 18, 2018 at 11:39 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 19, 2018 at 11:24 AM EDT
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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Who doesn't love CASH?!? How about getting cash to make your house and land around it better?

That's what the Virginia Conservation Assistance Program does - it pays you to improve your property to lessen your impact on the environment. 

The program does things like rip up driveways and puts in native plants to control erosion.

At NBC12 Digital Dialogue on Tuesday, coordinator of the program - Kevin McClean - talked about this program and how you can get money back on your projects:

During NBC12's Digital Dialogues, you can get your questions answered on Facebook Live, or you can observe the conversations on the NBC12 news app as well as our channels on Roku and Amazon Fire.

From the VCAP website:

Why do Virginia's waters need improving? Nonpoint source pollution is the leading cause of water quality problems. Rainfall or snowmelt from suburban lawns, golf courses, and paved surfaces picks up and carries away natural and human-made pollutants depositing them into lakes, rivers, wetlands, coastal waters and ground waters.

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