1Thing: Litterbugs Pick Up and Pay Up in PA

KYW News Radio – Litter is an eyesore and a health hazard, and so commonplace it’s easy to forget that it’s against the law – a tougher law this year.  Dropping debris along or near Pennsylvania roadways carries a stiffer penalty in 2019. There are still fines for getting caught trashing roadways ($50 to $300 and up to $1,000 for repeat offenders), but PA Act 62 also requires a convicted litterbug to pick up litter or illegally dumped junk for five to 30 hours within six months. In addition to the increased fines and community service, imprisonment for up to 90 days is an “and/or” possibility too.

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