Department of Public Works

Worker Burned by Splashing Liquid During Trash CompactingA Baltimore Department of Public Works employee was exposed to a potentially hazardous material when a trash compactor exploded.
Workers, Trash Haulers Indicted in Bribery, Theft PlotsFive Baltimore workers and six commercial trash haulers have been indicted in two alleged years-long schemes involving bribes and thefts to defraud the city.
D.C. Council Criticizes Report on 'Erroneous' Parking TicketsA report that found drivers in the nation's capital are handed an excessive amount of parking tickets was criticized by the D.C. Council Wednesday, but the Department of Public Works admits officers are expected to give out a certain number of tickets.
Logan Circle 'Rat Summit' Stirs Up Ideas For Battling InfestationNew construction rustles up the rat population. Improper trash disposal feeds them. And by default, nearby businesses become their homes.
The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On RecyclingFrom the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.
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