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From a press release:
“Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced today that, out of a concern for the spread of vermin, the Department of Public Works will begin servicing the litter cans at national parks in the District, starting Friday, October 4.
The collections only will take place from park sites that are accessible to the public (some parks have been barricaded by the National Park Service). The collections from these sites, which are under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service, will continue while the federal government is shut down.
“The National Park Service parks in the District attract large numbers of visitors – especially during the unseasonably warm weather we have been enjoying lately. It is imperative that someone remove the trash in a timely fashion before garbage piles up and rodents and other vermin are attracted. Because the federal government cannot step up to provide this basic service to District residents and visitors, I have authorized DPW to service the litter cans for the duration of the federal shutdown,” said Mayor Gray.
Park visitors are asked to put their trash in the litter cans to assist DPW in their efforts to keep the parks vermin-free.”
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