PBS Newshour: Hurricane Irene's Cost May Hit $7B as Pricey East Coast Cleanup Begins

August 29, 2011

Hurricane Irene's death toll reached at least 38 Monday as cleanup crews from North Carolina to New England continued to pick up after the storm amid ongoing flooding. Gwen Ifill discusses the storm's impact and the cost of the government's multiple disaster relief efforts with Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.

 

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