A New Home for Bird Clean-Up

Thursday, July 15, 2010 - 4:17pm

HAMMOND (WVLA) - Birds affected by the Crisis on the Coast are headed to a new place to get cleaned up and eventually back in the air.

Since the Crisis began - birds have been at the Fort Jackson Wildlife Center near Buras to get cleaned and rehabilitated.

But as we get deeper into hurricane season - BP is making the call to move the operation inland.

Pevey Construction has been contracted by BP to take a warehouse in Hammond and turn it into a Bird Rehabilitation Center - and they have until July 23rd to do it.

Workers say they know the project is a big one - but the cooperation, and their goal of seeing birds fly oil-free again is helping the process move quickly and smoothly.

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