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Lawsuit May Halt Work on Louisiana Levees

Last week report: There is a lawsuit in process which may halt work to reinforce one of the New Orleans canals that broke during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. On January 5th, homeowners with backyards along the 17th Street Canal filed a civil suit in state court requesting that work be halted because they claim they […]

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FEMA Discounts Flood Insurance for Homeowners Affected by Remapping

Homeowners across the United States who are concerned that they may be required to purchase flood insurance due to a recent push to redraw floodplain maps can relax a little; they’re being offered the mandatory coverage at a deep discount for two years. Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois said recently that the Federal Emergency Management […]

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