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Our pals at the fledgling neighborhood eco-group Upper Green Side are making a name for themselves with long, impassioned posts to their blog. The latest is a plea for leadership from the New York City government. According to a recent Citizens for NYC poll, covered by the Daily News, noise pollution is the most common quality-of-life complaint in the city, followed closely by litter in the streets. Other common complaints included air pollution in Manhattan, illegal dumping in the Bronx, trash in Brooklyn, and overdevelopment in Queens.