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