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Hurricanes: Science and Society
A hugh pile of debris from Hurricane Katrina.  Pile is over 30 feet high.
Debris from Hurricane Katrina
July 29, 2008 -- This boulevard in the Lakeview area of New Orleans, LA, served as a staging area for debris collection following Hurricane Katrina. In the nearly three years since the hurricane, approximately 58.8 million cubic yards of debris were collected in Louisiana.
Andrea Booher/FEMA