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Murkowski asks for change in FEMA rules for Juneau

...of the city's future growth. "The City and Borough of Juneau's top priority in changes to the (National Flood Insurance Program) regulations is to allow fill as a way to elevate building in Velocity Zones," Feldt wrote. "Most shorelines...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-23/murkowski-asks-change-fema-rules-juneau
Local
Aniak mayor: Insurance hikes burden rural Alaska

...passed a law attempting rid the troubled National Flood Insurance Program of $24 billion in debt that unexpectedly socked...paying out in claims.Across Alaska, 442 National Flood Insurance Program policyholders face premium increases.There are...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-24/aniak-mayor-insurance-hikes-burden-rura
State | AK legislature
Flood risk

...have decided is the only avenue to human development). We must implement the industry reforms of the National Flood Insurance Program beginning with the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012.Since FEMA has yet to improve flood risk...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-09-29/flood-risk
Opinion
Insurance costs RISE with flood map changes

...moved hundreds of parcels into flood insurance zones.For three decades Juneau has participated in the National Flood Insurance Program, which provides free flood-insurance maps and public flood insurance as part of the Federal Emergency Management...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-03-27/insurance-costs-rise-flood-map-changes
Local
Juneau flood map changes underway

...of properties or a whole shoreline," Feldt said.The CBJ has been a participating community in the national flood insurance program since the 1970s. The first maps that were submitted to CBJ date back to 1977. New maps were issued in 1981 for...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-06-15/juneau-flood-map-changes-underway
Local
Mine resolution passes Assembly

...opposition.In other business, the Assembly adopted updated flood maps in order to remain eligible for the National Flood Insurance Program.Updates to area flood maps will remove 272 buildings from current flood zones, allowing those homeowners to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-07-15/mine-resolution-passes-assembly
Local
Senate's Hurricane Sandy relief bill contains cash for Alaska

...mass transit damage and protect them from future storms. Some $9.7 billion would go toward the government's flood insurance program. The Army Corps of Engineers would receive $5.3 billion to mitigate flood future risks and rebuild damaged...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-30/senates-hurricane-sandy-relief-bill-con
State
Designated floodplain areas to change in new FEMA maps

...effective. "The regulations are required to be adopted so a community can remain in good standing with the National Flood Insurance Program so communities can have flood insurance," Feldt said. Feldt said he hopes the new draft maps will become effective...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120910/loc_753606868.shtml
News
House aims to create panel to track changes in climate

...the state's point person on coastal erosion. Miller's main job responsibility is coordinating the National Flood Insurance Program in Alaska. Miller said Monday in an interview that the federal government is taking the lead on studying the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032806/sta_20060328016.shtml
News
US Senators jump into FEMA flood map debate

...a statement. Murkowski also directed her attention to the Senate's upcoming reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program, participation in which the flood maps are required. "As the Senate considers the reauthorization of the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-06-28/us-senators-jump-fema-flood-map-debate
Local

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