A large pile of washed-up trash, including old plastic bags, sits alongside the Los Angeles River in Long Beach, Calif. on Sept. 2, 2014.
A large pile of washed-up trash, including old plastic bags, sits alongside the Los Angeles River in Long Beach, Calif. on Sept. 2, 2014. JOSH MORGAN, AP
A large pile of washed-up trash, including old plastic bags, sits alongside the Los Angeles River in Long Beach, Calif. on Sept. 2, 2014. JOSH MORGAN, AP
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