(NECN: Lawrence, Mass.) - A criminal and environmental investigation is underway after trucks were caught on camera, dumping snow into the Merrimack River.
In the video obtained by the Lawrence Eagle Tribune, 42 trucks are seen on Sunday night into Monday morning, dumping their loads into the river in Lawrence, Massachusetts.
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Dumping snow, which can be contaminated with sand, salt, trash and oil -- is illegal.
Chief John Romero of the Lawrence, Massachusetts Police Department joins NECN via telephone for a discussion.