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Storm Debris Pickup

City blames ice storms, broken down trucks for debris pick-up delays

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video In some cases yard waste has been sitting out on Wilmington lawns for weeks. The city says the amount of yard debris has increased more than 60 percent this spring, but most of the trucks to pick it up have broken down. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: City, county look to work together on future storm clean-up

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video New Hanover County has told the City of Wilmington it will not help foot some of the city's bill to clean up from February's ice storm. But could the mess be a spark for county-city cooperation? Full story...
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City forgot debris in backyards after ice storms; clean-up will cost twice as much

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videoThe cost to clean up debris from last month's ice storm will cost the City of Wilmington more than twice as much as expected. According to a news release, the city has doubled its estimate of how much debris needs to be picked up. Full story...
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Weather delays pick-up of debris from ice storm

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videoThe latest winter storm has delayed clean-up of debris left behind by last month's ice storm. Officials want folks to be patient with the process. Full story...
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New Hanover County announces storm debris clean-up plan

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videoNew Hanover County says residents in the unincorporated parts of the county should have debris from last week's winter storm ready for pick-up by Friday. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council to consider $800k for debris removal

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videoWilmington City Council could soon put a price tag of sorts on last week's ice storm. At its meeting tomorrow night, City Council will consider spending $800,000 from its saving account to pay a contractor to pick up debris. Full story...
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With storm gone, what to do with debris

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With the winter storm behind us, the clean-up continues around southeastern North Carolina. That has a lot of people wondering what to do with storm debris, like all those fallen tree limbs. Full story...
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New Hanover done with Irene clean-up

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It's been nearly two months, but New Hanover County is finally done cleaning up from Hurricane Irene. Full story...
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Crews almost done with Irene debris pick-up

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Contract crews in New Hanover County have picked up nearly 25,000 cubic yards of debris from Hurricane Irene. Full story...
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Travel policy and debris cleanup addressed at Wilmington City Council meeting

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video A resolution amending Wilmington City Council's travel policy passed after being continued in a meeting back in August. Full story...
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