El Manana reports that individuals who clear debris from construction sites are dumping the leftover materials on properties along Highway 359. These private locations are not meant for disposal of any items; The only site available is the City of Laredo Landfill. Webb County authorities are concerned with health risks as it might affect people living in the colonias.
Currently two investigators are in charge of looking into any illegal dumping outside of city limits but officials are asking the public to report any such activity. Photos or video proof is recommended. Call (956)523-4044 to report any illegal dumping on private county property.