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Black and Latino residents’ complaints about illegal trash dumping in Houston lead to federal investigation

The U.S. Justice Department says it has launched a civil rights investigation to determine whether the city’s response to residents’ complaints about illegal dumping was discriminatory.

Houston City Hall on October 2, 2017. The Department of Justice announced Friday that it will investigate the City of Houston's policies in regards to illegal dumping and its impact on Black and Latino residents.

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