ABSTRACT

Floodplain Management and Flood Resilience: Current Policy and Considerations for Congress [September 06, 2017]   [open pdf - 153KB]

"An issue for Congress is how federal floodplain policy shapes implementation of federal projects and programs. Federal floodplain policy has particular relevance for federal disaster recovery assistance and infrastructure support. President Trump and, earlier, Presidents Obama and Carter have provided direction on federal floodplain policy. This Insight describes presidential direction to federal agencies on floodplain management and flood resilience and presents considerations for Congress."

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CRS Insight, IN10768
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2017-09-06
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Public Domain
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Federation of American Scientists: http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/index.html
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