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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The City of Dallas says it will hold a news conference Tuesday to explain how the city is fighting illegal dumping in the community.

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The city says it has identified 62 chronic dumping sites and believes reducing illegal dumping will improve the quality of life, property values and the character of our neighborhoods.

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Some of the strategies involve additional surveillance cameras, an aggressive educational campaign and a community call-to-action.

Dowdy Ferry is one example of locations throughout the City of Dallas that have become hot spots for illegal dumping of trash, tires and dead animals.

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