D.C. and Baltimore are the third and ninth ‘rattiest’ city in the U.S., according to a new list by the pest control company Orkin.
Rats are a problem in just about every city around the world, but the rodents run rampant in some cities more than others.
New construction rustles up the rat population. Improper trash disposal feeds them. And by default, nearby businesses become their homes.
‘Occupy’ campers will get a final warning before U.S. Park Police begin to enforce the ban on camping in McPherson Square, NPS Director Jonathan Jarvis told a House oversight subcommittee.
District of Columbia health officials are concerned by the presence of rats at two encampments at Freedom Plaza and McPherson Square.