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New York Daily News: DiNapoli audit finds NYC Department of Sanitation not doing enough to keep streets clean

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DiNapoli’s audit reveals that the Sanitation Department uses a cleanliness assessment based on antiquated data from the 1970s and evaluations of persistently filthy streets are often made from a moving car, meaning inspectors can’t see past parked cars or get a sense of how much trash is littered across sidewalks.

New York Daily News