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Bird Bits: Who is that masked bird?

...noises you make.Common yellowthroats are ground or very low nesters in already wet locations. Unlike humans with flood insurance, these avian families may have lost more than their grass, sedge, cattail and skunk cabbage homes. The lives of...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-25/bird-bits-who-masked-bird
Outdoors
Murkowski asks for change in FEMA rules for Juneau

...in changes to the (National Flood Insurance Program) regulations is to allow...the release. "The National Flood Insurance Policy regulations put an absolute...homeowners are required to hold flood insurance, according to the FEMA website...

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

...that rising costs for national flood insurance could be another reason for people...attempting rid the troubled National Flood Insurance Program of $24 billion in debt...Across Alaska, 442 National Flood Insurance Program policyholders face premium...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-24/aniak-mayor-insurance-hikes-burden-rura
State | AK legislature
Galena flood victims struggle with red tape as they attempt to rebuild

...Beasley, had a frustrating summer battling with her insurance company and government agencies. Beasley said income and flood insurance disqualified her and her husband from getting a government payout. The couple is using a bank loan and insurance...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-14/galena-flood-victims-struggle-red-tape-
State
Flood risk

...industry reforms of the National Flood Insurance Program beginning with the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012.Since FEMA...rate of dew-point increase. Flood insurance is the capital-market solution...

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

...home because they have to buy flood insurance.The Federal Emergency Management...moved hundreds of parcels into flood insurance zones.For three decades Juneau has participated in the National Flood Insurance Program, which provides free...

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

...those property owners to drop flood insurance if they wanted. There is a caveat...that were not listed before.Flood insurance for those property owners will...participating community in the national flood insurance program since the 1970s. The...

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

...maps in order to remain eligible for the National Flood Insurance Program.Updates to area flood maps will remove 272...current flood zones, allowing those homeowners to drop flood insurance while placing 226 new buildings in high-risk areas...

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

...methods some property owners may require flood insurance, while others may no longer need it...remain in good standing with the National Flood Insurance Program so communities can have flood insurance," Feldt said. Feldt said he hopes the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120910/loc_753606868.shtml
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