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Houston commits to clean up after illegal dumpers under agreement with Department of Justice

Posted on AllSides June 7th, 2023
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Sign up for The Brief, The Texas Tribune’s daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. The U.S. Justice Department and City of Houston have reached a three-year voluntary agreement to tackle illegal dumping, which settles a civil rights complaint alleging that the city’s response to concerns from Black and Latino residents that illegal dumping in their neighborhoods was discriminatory. The agreement announced Tuesday requires the city to address illegal dumping through the city’s recently launched One Clean Houston initiative — especially in Black...

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