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Residents expose illegal landfill in Edmondson Village



There’s a huge dump next to the community of Edmondson Village in southwestern Baltimore. The pile holds everything from the toilet to the bedroom furniture. Many residents said they were disgusted by what was happening. There are apartment buildings across the street, a baseball field and a playground nearby, and just out of sight a few yards away is an illegal dump. The pile contained the toilet, mattress, furniture and a vacuum cleaner. There are also garbage bags, some of which are leaking. “It’s terrible because it’s a nice community. Children play there; people gather in this community. It’s a good community, so it’s really sad to see people doing that. Yes. Maybe the people who do this don’t even live around here,” said Lisa Cole, a resident. The dump is quite isolated. remove it. They come back, they’re empty,” said one man, who asked not to be named. The building’s surveillance cameras caught three different pickup trucks using the area as a dump. They delivered them all. “We have pictures, card numbers. We have all of that. I think we delivered that last week,” said Wildwood Gardens Apartments director Mona Shah. garbage and debris areas, however, as quickly as possible, more often takes place. We are currently working with BGE on a solution that includes some neighbors who say they are still skeptical. “If they say they keep cleaning it, they might have put the barrier before, there’s still trash. (I) will believe it when I see it,” said Samantha Lussier, a resident. Depending on the severity, violators face fines and possibly jail time for illegal dumping.

There’s a huge dump next to the community of Edmondson Village in southwestern Baltimore. The pile holds everything from the toilet to the bedroom furniture.

Many residents said they were disgusted by what was happening. There are apartment buildings across the street, a baseball field and a playground nearby, and just out of sight a few yards away is an illegal dump.

The pile contained the toilet, mattress, furniture and a vacuum cleaner. There are also garbage bags, some of which are leaking.

“It’s terrible because it’s a nice community. Children play there; people gather in this community. It’s a nice community, so it’s really sad to see people doing it. Yes. maybe the people who do that don’t even live around here.” Lisa Cole, a resident said.

The dump is quite isolated.

According to neighbors, whoever is in charge dumps the trash day and night.

“They go up there by pickup, unload. They come back, they’re empty,” said one man, who asked not to be named.

Wildwood Gardens Condominium Management is taking proactive steps to catch those responsible. The building’s surveillance cameras caught three different pickup trucks using the area as a dump. They gave everything to the police.

“We have pictures, card numbers. We have all of that. I think we provided that last week,” said Wildwood Gardens Apartments director Mona Shah.

Baltimore Recreation and Parks said they are aware of the problem. Officials said in a statement: “We work to continuously clear and clear the area of ​​trash and debris, however, as quickly as possible, more often is done with the dumping. We are currently working with BGE on a solution that includes possible blockages or barriers at the opening to limit access.”

Some neighbors said they were still skeptical.

Samantha Lussier, a resident, said: “If they say they keep cleaning it, they may have put a barrier in advance, there is still garbage. (I will believe it when I see it.)

Depending on the severity, violators face fines and possibly jail time for illegal dumping.

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