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Allentown, Pa., Cracks Down On Downtown Litterbugs

Allentown, Pa. — The city of Allentown, Pa., has launched a pilot project in which two inspectors will roam the city’s downtown area and cite residents and businesses that do not keep trash properly contained on their properties, according to The Morning Call newspaper. Violations such as putting out trash a day could net a $25 fine, the paper says. The city says that it is currently relying on grant money for the program. For more information, visit http://www.mcall.com/news/local/all-a1_5trashdec04,0,3061776.story?coll=all-newslocal-hed.