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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
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
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
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
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
News
Flood maps and insurance public meeting to be held

...Borough of Juneau has received draft flood maps and a flood insurance study that will replace the effective, out-dated...Agency will be present to answer any questions about flood insurance, building in a flood plain or any other flood-related...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112810/nei_742594167.shtml
Neighbors
Public meeting to be held Dec. 2

A public meeting on the City and Borough of Juneau's draft flood maps and a flood insurance study will be held at 7 p.m. on Dec. 2 at the Thunder Mountain High School library. A representative from the city's staff...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110810/loc_732965629.shtml
News
Flood zone maps available for public review

...commission looked over draft Flood Insurance Rate Maps and heard an overview...residents to buy lower-cost flood insurance and better defining which properties...Juneau residents currently hold flood insurance and it is unknown whether any...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-05-24/flood-zone-maps-available-public-review
Local
Assembly, Planning Commission meet to review draft flood maps

...and in some neighborhoods redefine - flood hazard areas. The flood map updates the 1981 and 1990 Flood Insurance Rate Maps, 1990 Flood Insurance Study and 1977 Flood Hazard Boundary and Floodway Maps. Changes were made to some flood areas during...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-06-20/assembly-planning-commission-meet-revie
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

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