Police seek owner, operator of truck involved in illegal dumping in East Pennsboro Township

Fox 43 -CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. — Police are seeking the owner and/or operator of a truck involved in illegal dumping in East Pennsboro Township. Police say the red Chevrolet dump truck illegally dumped rubbish (cinder blocks, re-bar and broken glass) down an embankment in the 600 block of Front Street.  Anyone with information should contact the township police department at 717-732-3633 or submit a tip here.

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Coatesville approves police contract

Lancaster Online –  (Towards end of article) – Assistant City Manager James Logan said he will apply for a Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful grant after a citizen complaint of illegal dumping earlier this month. Logan said if successful, the grant would pay for citizen education and cameras so the police department can monitor dumping hot spots.

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North Philadelphia residents fed up with illegal dumping

6 ABC Action News – PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Frustrated neighbors say they have been calling for months to Philadelphia’s 311 help number and have gotten little help.  Their problem: short dumping on adjoining vacant blocks of the 2400 blocks of Nassau, Bolton and Redner Streets in the Sharswood section of North Philadelphia.  There is a lot of nearby demolition and construction sites and neighbors think waste from some sites is being illegally dumped on the vacant land.  Resident Jon Sanborn showed us around the sprawling piles of tires, bricks, furniture and lumber. He showed us videos shot from his home office window of beat up old trucks dumping loads of debris. He says it occurs several times a week.

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