• Penn Hills cracking down on illegal dumping


    PENN HILLS, Pa. - Penn Hills officials are cracking down on illegal dumping and called out the some of the worst offenders.  

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    Penn Hills code enforcement officers and police shared a video of polluters caught in the act.  In the video, a man can be seen dumping large amounts of garbage and furniture in the middle of the day. Charges have now been filed against three suspects, but more charges are on the way.  

    Officials said they will roll out a new initiative to catch people littering in their community by increasing fines upward of $2,000 and forcing them to clean up. They'll use cameras to capture people dumping illegally. 

    "Stop doing it. Because we’re not gonna stop. We’re gonna continue this program. We’re gonna continue to identify the people doing this. If you’re coming into the community to do this, go somewhere else,” Penn Hills Municipal Manager Scott Andrejchak said. 



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