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Press Release

Debris Cleanup Underway Along Alabama Coast

July 01, 2005

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has begun cleanup of debris left from Hurricane Ivan at several areas along the coast. Areas included in this round of cleanup include Lake Shelby, Middle Lake, Little Lake, The Wetlands, Uplands (Gulf State Park), Cotton Bayou, Terry Cove, Bayou St. John, Old River, and Wolf Bay.  Cleanup started June 30 at Lake Shelby. On Tuesday, July 5, cleanup will start at the west end of Wolf Bay at the Intercoastal Waterway (ICW). The cleanup is expected to last about four months. The public should be cautious around the cleanup crews.

The Department is in the process of bidding the cleanup of Weeks Bay.

For more information, contact Terry Boyd at 334-242-3836.

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources promotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama’s natural resources through five divisions: Marine Police, Marine Resources, State Parks, State Lands, and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries.

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