Parish sets Nov. 21 as final date for Gustav debris removal

Staff reports

Ascension Parish’s effort to pickup debris from Hurricane Gustav is near completion, according to parish goverment, with a final date now set for all debris removal.

All debris must be placed out  for pickup no later than Friday, Nov. 21, parish public information office Ami Johnson said in a release Monday.

Any debris not placed for pickup after Nov. 21 point will not be picked up, Johnson said.

The debris removal includes vegetative and construction and demolition debris (C&D debris). 

The parish’s public works department urged residents to make sure their C&D debris does not contain any electronics, concrete or appliances. If these are included, the debris will not be removed. DPW officials also stressed that vegetative debris and C&D debris must be separated.   

For more information,  call the parish’s debris cleanup hotline at 663 3041 or visit