Months after a perpetual trash crisis, Naples, Italy is finally returning back to normal. But even though military personnel were sent to help clear the rubbish during the Christmas holiday, thousands of tons of garbage still uncollected clutter the streets in Melito, Casalnuovo, Giugliano, Pozzuoli and Quarto.
Meetings with Naples Mayor Rosa Russo Iervolino and other local representatives have been established to help develop a plan to alleviate the growing problem. While plans to open additional dumps have been pushed aside in spite of residents’ uproars, Italian President Giorgio Napolitano is still optimistic about the situation.
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