Hurricane Sandy News Releases

City and Army Corps Working to Remove Waste and Reduce Combustion Risk

Published Nov. 28, 2012
New York City, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, plan to convert tree debris caused by Hurricane Sandy into reusable materials, including biofuel, mulch and landfill cover. The City and the Army Corps are encouraging companies and municipalities to take the chipped tree debris, and the Army Corps has already contacted more than 20 companies and has received offers from two companies. Contractors capable of hauling and further processing the wood debris may register with the Army Corps at