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City of Mission using high-tech cameras to stop illegal dumping

By: Brenda Villa The city of Mission have installed new motion-sensor cameras to stop illegal dumping. The city is seeing an increase of illegal dumping in canals, a problem that can potentially create a life-threatening issue this hurricane season. Code Enforcement Supervisor Irasema Dimas said the city bought seven motion-sensor cameras to put up around […]

Seattle launches pilot program aimed at reducing illegal dumping

In 2022, the city spent more than $1.7 million addressing illegal dumping, including collecting more than 1.9 million pounds of illegally discarded waste.   Author: KING 5 Staff SEATTLE — Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) launched a pilot program on Friday aimed at reducing illegal dumping in the city. According to a press release from SPU, […]