Hurricane Sandy – Managing Disaster Debris
Much debris was left behind due to the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, emphasizing the importance of debris management planning and finding ways to manage the debris, including collecting and recycling the debris. EPA encourages communities to plan for natural disaster debris. In its “Planning for Natural Disaster Debris” guidance document, EPA describes the steps a community can take to prepare for dealing with the debris created by natural disasters to speed recovery. How has your community prepared for natural disaster debris?
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