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National Flood Insurance Is Underwater Because of Outdated Science By Jen Schwartz – Scientific America – March 23, 2018 The National Flood Insurance Program, which covers some 5.2 million property holders in the U.S., was slated to get a badly … Continue reading

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Senate must stop ignoring the National Flood Insurance Program  By John Huff – Washington Examiner – March 5, 2018 Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have increasingly relied on do-or-die deadlines to advance critical legislation and keep the government running. But this … Continue reading

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Policy changes needed at every level to survive the next storm By Chad Berginnis – The Hill – September 3, 2017 Rainfall amounts from Harvey were huge, but not unprecedented. Texas previously held the continental U.S. record for a rainfall when … Continue reading

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“Floods are acts of God, but flood losses are largely acts of man.” —Gilbert F. White In mid-February I attended the 4th Gilbert F. White National Flood Policy Forum.  This is a triennial event of invited experts gathered together to … Continue reading

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When people think about wetlands and Congress, the Clean Water Act is the legislation that comes first to mind.  Since the 2001 SWANCC Supreme Court decision, and later the 2006 Carabell/Rapanos decision there has been a great deal of discussion … Continue reading

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