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Delmarva Daily Times
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:18:45 -0700

County officials want evidence to justify the placement of up to 11,000 acres in a flood plain or the degree a property or section is rated for probable flooding. They argue that acres in neighboring counties are either not ranked as flood prone, or ...
Alton Telegraph
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:52:30 -0700

WOOD RIVER — Wood River city officials are discussing possible ways to remove 180 homes in the northwest part of town from the 100-year flood plain. Engineers from Sheppard, Morgan and Schwaab presented options for fixing the city's flood plain ...
The Times (subscription)
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 05:33:45 -0700

According to the Department of Natural Resources, a flood plain is land subject to a 1 percent or greater annual chance of flooding in any given year. Illinoisfloodmaps.org has created a Lower Fox Watershed report that analyzes information from several ...
The Dallas Post
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:33:45 -0700

New FEMA policy stalls flood plain buyouts in Wyoming County. Last updated: August 21. 2014 11:47AM - 203 Views. By Jon O'Connell joconnell@civitasmedia.com. U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, top right, holds a roundtable discussion on FEMA's new fracking ban ...
Milford Mirror
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:19:58 -0700

“Unfortunately,” the memo continues, “since the loss of the flood plain administrator position, it is clear that attention to program implementation and staff knowledge is lacking, evidenced by two potential violations that have been brought to this ...
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:11:15 -0700

“If you live on a flood plain, most banks require it on your mortgage." Stronks advises getting flood insurance, but where do you begin? There are two kinds of flood insurance – federal and private. Premium amounts vary based on how far your home is ...
Regina Leader-Post
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 01:26:15 -0700

Further to Dr. John Pomeroy's recent report on the impact of wetlands drainage on flooding on the prairies, I think we need to take a look at history to better understand risk management and risk assessment. Lord Selkirk established a colony in the ...
Boulder Daily Camera
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:45 -0700

Beyond the painful lesson that our environment will reject a script based on past observations, Coloradans also learned that flood plain mapping that fails to account for erosion, channel migration and the dynamic nature of our rivers heightens the ...

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