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Blog Calls for a 'Public Health Alert' in Venice Area

Alleged fecal wastewater dumped at a street corner in Marina Peninsula | Photo via Yo! Venice
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Controversy over the mobile RV homeless population in the RV area is nothing new, but it looks like the ante has been raised. This weekend a couple living in an RV in the Venice area allegedly dumped their "black water' onto a city street, prompting the local blog Yo! Venice to issue their own style of a health alert.

"It appears that the recent RV Dweller 'victory' (with The Coastal Commission decision to refuse overnight parking districts in Venice) has given the RV Dwellers a sense of entitlement and empowerment, as they are now brazenly dumping their fecal waste on the streets of Venice in total disregard for the law, public health concerns and common decency," explained the blogger named Bret about the alleged dumping at Pacific and Fleet, which is in L.A.'s official Marina Peninsula neighborhood. "Whereas in the past RV Dwellers 'sneakily' emptied their septic tanks directly down the storm drains, these days they are taunting homeowners and renters by dumping their human waste directly into the streets."