(Chicago, IL, August 31, 2005) – Disaster Kleenup International has responded in force to the significant emergency response challenges created by Hurricane Katrina.

The most destructive storm to hit the U.S. mainland since Hurricane Andrew in 1992, Katrina may end up being the most costly natural disaster in US history. The storm left a path of destruction, flooding, and property loss that cut through the northern Gulf coast from west of New Orleans to east of Mobile, AL, before heading north through the eastern half of the country. The cities of New Orleans, LA; Biloxi, MS; and Gulfport, MS are among the larger metropolitan areas that will be forever changed by the storm’s intensity. The current estimated costs of the storm range from $10B to $25B.

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