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Many failures to contain garbage in the vicinity of Atlantic Yards can be seen in photos

"Rats can be a property, block or neighborhood problem and require a coordinated response:  property owners, tenants, businesses and government need to work together.  Everyone has a part to play."

New York City Department of Health, Pest Control Services


The following is a photo essay from Sunday June 19th showing current potential sources of food for rodents inside and in the vicinity of the Atlantic Yards Project footprint:

The 6th Avenue entrance to the arena block construction site at Pacific Street, Sunday June 19th



Pile of garbage under the 6th Avenue Bridge inside the Atlantic Yards Project footprint, Sunday June 19th



Debris under a parked car on Dean Street between Flatbush and 6th Avenues Sunday June 19th.  Street cleaning is impossible in this area because Barclays Center construction workers park illegally here on weekdays.



Construction workers park illegally around this can located on Pacific Street between 6th Avenue and Carlton on work days.  They often eat and change in their cars.  Note the can in this picture from our report on illegal parking in this location April 17th.



One of the Barclays Center construction site entrances on Atlantic Avenue on Sunday, June 19th.



Garbage on Dean Street between 6th and Flatbush across the street from the Barclays Center construction site.  Forest City Ratner has agreed to provide cleaning of the sidewalks in this area.



The entrance of the 78th Precinct on Sunday, June 19th.



Dumpster adjacent to the 78th Precinct on Sunday, June 19th.



Debris under Precinct cars Sunday, June 19th.  Street cleaning occurs irregularly in the areas Precinct related vehicles park.



Uncontained residential garbage on 6th Avenue between Dean and Bergen Streets Sunday, June 19th.



Uncontained garbage on the sidewalk adjacent to the city owned HPD parking lot on Dean Street. 



Pile of garbage bags between FDNY Ladder Company 105 and Dean Playground.  



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