Hurricane Ike Hazardous Material Cleanup

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Hurricane Ike took a massive amount of debris from the Bolivar Peninsula and deposited it on Goat Island. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) work together to sort through the debris and remove hazardous materials that could harm the environment. FEMA pays for the endeavor. Gary Moore, EPA, and Jeff Lewellin, TCEQ, introduce us to the process. - Location: Goat Island, TX
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