Ike Facts Ike made U.S. landfall at Galveston, Texas, on September 13 at 2:10am CDT Category 2 hurricane with winds of 110 mph The 2:00 am National Hurricane Center advisory cited tropical storm and hurricane force winds extending 275 miles and 120 miles, respectively, from the center. Storm surge projected at Category 4 height http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Ike
Hurricane Ike shortly before landfall, September 13, 1:07am Houston/Galveston Radar
TxDOT Secondary Response Nov. 20 th, 2008 Texas Governor Perry directs TxDOT to assist in debris recovery TxDOT continues to assist hardest hit areas with maintenance forces TxDOT secures 3 contracts for emergency debris removal services 3 oversight contractors secured through emergency purchase order
FEMA Green Book Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Environmental Considerations and Contacts FEMA-1791-DR-TX FEMA-3294-EM-TX
EPA Container Recovery Plan Hurricane Ike Response Guidance Plan for the Recovery of ESF-10 Containers in the Coastal Marshes of the State of Texas Unified Command - USEPA-USCG-TGLO-TCEQ Coordinated with the USACE, USFWS, NMFS, TPWD, etc.
TxDOT Debris Removal Plan Based on both the Green Book and the EPA Plan Calls for site specific scoping and coordination of debris removal activities Pairs environmental specialists with contractor representatives Permits are secured by other Texas state agencies for work done on public land Permits are secured by TxDOT or a County for work done on private land