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What’s the solution to trashy roadsides?

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With no more inmate labor, county turns to citizen groups

by Mark Manicone and Greg Summers/cgnews@thelancasternews.com
All manner of cast-off trash adorns the roadsides of Lancaster County – beer cans, Gatorade bottles, fast-food wrappers, tires, TV sets, even used diapers.
And the piles are getting deeper.
Lancaster County used state prison inmates for litter pickup and grounds maintenance for more than a decade, but the recent closing of a Rock Hill facility has shut off that supply of cheap labor.


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