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City bill would let citizens help bust trash dumpers

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Illegal dumping has been a problem for several communities across the island. A variety of discarded items sat along Kapaa Quarry Road in Kailua on Tuesday.

    BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Illegal dumping has been a problem for several communities across the island. A variety of discarded items sat along Kapaa Quarry Road in Kailua on Tuesday.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The Honolulu City Council is considering a bill that would make it easier for the city to track down people who illegally dump trash by allowing the public to document and report violations. A variety of discarded items, including a broken motorcycle, littered the shoulder of Kapaa Quarry Road in Kailua on Tuesday.

    BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Honolulu City Council is considering a bill that would make it easier for the city to track down people who illegally dump trash by allowing the public to document and report violations. A variety of discarded items, including a broken motorcycle, littered the shoulder of Kapaa Quarry Road in Kailua on Tuesday.

An inspector would not need to witness an illegal dumping violation for the city to fine someone under a bill up for a final vote today by the Honolulu City Council. Read more

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