Video: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Helps Clean up Fire Island Sandy Debris
Video by Chris Gray
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working to clear storm debris from New York's Fire Island as part of the federal government's Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts. Debris removal began March 2, 2013, and is scheduled to be complete by March 31, 2013. Removal operations throughout the remote barrier island - complicated by narrow spaces, restricted beach access and winter weather - have been carefully coordinated with local, state and other federal agencies to minimize disturbance to residents and the island's sensitive ecosystem.