Pennsylvania has 500 million pieces of litter on roads, and it’s costing taxpayers

The Philadelphia Inquirer – Pennsylvania officials say the Keystone State has a big litter problem, with an estimated 500 million pieces of trash on roadways costing more than $14 million annually to clean up. A new survey shows residents agree: There’s a problem and something needs to be done.  So, the state Departments of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Transportation (PennDot) announced an initiative Thursday to reduce littering. The agencies are partnering with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful.

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