$200 Million Needed for Gulf Coast Cleanup On the Gulf Coast of Mississippi, debris left in the wake of Hurricane Katrina still clogs the waterways and litters countless miles of beaches. The junk has stifled businesses that depend on access to the water, but the effort to clean it up is estimated to cost more than $200 million.
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$200 Million Needed for Gulf Coast Cleanup

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$200 Million Needed for Gulf Coast Cleanup

$200 Million Needed for Gulf Coast Cleanup

$200 Million Needed for Gulf Coast Cleanup

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On the Gulf Coast of Mississippi, debris left in the wake of Hurricane Katrina still clogs the waterways and litters countless miles of beaches. The junk has stifled businesses that depend on access to the water, but the effort to clean it up is estimated to cost more than $200 million.

The shrip trawler Capt. Doan lies landlocked far inland from the Mississippi coast, pushed there by Hurricane Katrina's massive storm surge. Noah Adams, NPR hide caption

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