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Examination of Federal Flood Maps in a Changing Climate, Joint Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Environment, Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, Second Session, February 27, 2020   [open pdf - 95MB]

This is the February 27, 2020 joint hearing "An Examination of Federal Flood Maps in a Changing Climate" held before the House Subcommittee on Environment and Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. From the Purpose: "The purpose of this hearing is to discuss how flooding and sea level rise affect American property owners, how the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) uses science to inform its flood products, how the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) researches and communicates flooding and sea level rise, and whether additional federal resources are needed to research and communicate present and future flood risk to the public. In addition, we will discuss what tools exist to help property owners, coastal managers, community planners and other stakeholders understand and evaluate their flood risk, including FEMA and NOAA flood map products." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Michael Grimm, Mark Osler, Ryan R. Branfort and Chad Berginnis.

Report Number:
Serial No. 116-70
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Date:
2021
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Public Domain
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U.S. Government Publishing Office: http://www.gpo.gov/
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