New Website Helps Fight Illegal Dumping In Our Communities

(January 21, 2016) – PA Home Page – There were over 30 convictions for Illegal Dumping in communities across Pennsylvania in 2015.
To help catch these criminals in the act. “The Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Program” has launched a website giving  communities the resources to take a stand against  illegal dumping.
The program also offers cities and towns the opportunity to apply for a camera loan program grant.

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s camera loan program combats illegal dumping

(January 17, 2016) Meadville Tribune – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, a statewide organization whose mission is to empower Pennsylvanians to make communities clean and beautiful, launched IllegalDumpFreePA.org in 2015, a website that houses community resources to fight illegal dumping. The site includes a Municipalities Toolkit that includes sample letters to legislators and magistrates and media releases aimed at preventing and stopping illegal dumping at the local level.

Through Illegal Dump Free PA, municipalities have the opportunity to apply for a Camera Loan Program grant. The grant includes the loan of a set of three high quality, motion activated, covert security cameras that provide instant wireless transmission of site activity, photo documentation of license plates at speeds of up to 50 mph, and clear photos of activity day or night, which are key to prosecutions. The Camera Loan Program is gaining traction and has been instrumental in providing information needed for convictions across the state. As a direct result of the Camera Loan Program there have been more than 30 convictions in communities, state forests and recycling drop off centers.

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KPB Surveillance Camera Program Results In Over 30 Convictions For Illegal Dumping

(January 18, 2016) PA Environment DigestKeep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Surveillance Camera Loan Program has resulted in over 30 convictions for illegal dumping in communities, state forests and recycling drop off centers over the last year.

In 2015, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful launched the IllegalDumpFreePA.org website to put in one place the community resources needed to fight illegal dumping.  It includes a Municipalities Toolkit with sample letters to magistrates and media releases aimed at preventing and stopping illegal dumping at the local level.

Through the website, municipalities also have the opportunity to apply for a Camera Loan Program grant. The grant includes the loan of a set of three high quality, motion activated, covert security cameras that provide instant wireless transmission of site activity, photo documentation of license plates at speeds of up to 50 MPH, and clear photos of activity day or night that are key to prosecutions.

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Camera Loan Program Effective at Combating Illegal Dumping

(January 14, 2015) KPB Press Release – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, a statewide organization whose mission is to empower Pennsylvanian’s to make our communities clean and beautiful, launched IllegalDumpFreePA.org in 2015, a website that houses community resources to fight illegal dumping. The site includes a Municipalities Toolkit that includes sample letters to legislators and magistrates and media releases aimed at preventing and stopping illegal dumping at the local level. Through Illegal Dump Free PA, municipalities have the opportunity to apply for a Camera Loan Program grant.

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