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Trash still piling up in Naples

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A woman covers her face as she passes rubbish piled up in the central street on November 19, 2010 in Naples, Italy. Around 2,000 tons of rubbish have accumulated in various parts of the city over the past two weeks, resulting in violent confrontations between police and the residents of Terzigno, near Naples, who are demanding the closure of one open-air dump and have rejected a plan to open a second.

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Pedestrians walk past a pile of garbage along a road in downtown Naples, November 19, 2010. The Italian government pledged 150 million euros ($ 209.6 million) on Thursday to help solve a chronic garbage crisis in and around Naples and said it would speed up the construction of incinerators in the region.

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Rubbish is piled up in Corso Vittorio Emanuele with Mount Vesuvius in the distance on November 19, 2010 in Naples, Italy.