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Post-Irene Cleanup May Damage Environment

News & Features Brian Mann · ·
Joyce Roy (right) and Oscar Smith clean up mud from flooding caused by Tropical Storm Irene, in an apartment on West Main Street last month in Wilmington, Vt. The nearby Deerfield River overflowed its banks a few days earlier, inundating homes and businesses in the downtown area.