Wednesday, March 29, 2006

City of Biloxi - Gulf Coast Mississippi

City of Biloxi - Gulf Coast Mississippi:
"Debris removal: Day 200 and counting – and hauling

The city’s debris removal efforts reached a milestone today, hitting Day 200.

To date, debris removal teams have hauled more than 2.3 million cubic yards of debris, enough to cover a football field and stand 108 stories high.

Jonathan Kiser, the city’s de facto debris czar helping oversee compliance and reimbursement, offers the breakdown on a debris hauling effort that has reached a $36 million price tag at this point.

Burnable debris: 434,511 cubic yards

Non-burnable: 1,837,088 cubic yards

Appliances: 32,884 cubic yards.

Electronics: 432 cubic yards"

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