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GLOUCESTER, Mass. (AP) - After nearly two years, thousands of truck miles and 12-point-five (m) million in storage costs, a cold relic of the flawed Hurricane Katrina relief effort is going down the drain.
The federal government is getting rid of thousands of pounds of ice it had sent south to help Katrina victims, then north when it determined much of the ice wasn't needed.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency had been hanging on to the ice in case it was needed for another disaster
Originally posted by cyberdude78
My bet is that it could've been used for storing foods if put into an icebox, or could be used for medical purposes.