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FEMA & BiOp Floodplains Propeller Club 10-24-11

FEMA & BiOp Floodplains Propeller Club 10-24-11

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Presentation on the FEMA Floodplains mapping and the Biological Opinion/ESA standards as presented by H. Ray Liaw, GordonDerr LLP (posted with permission), to the Propeller Club, Port of Tacoma Chapter on October 24, 2011.
Presentation on the FEMA Floodplains mapping and the Biological Opinion/ESA standards as presented by H. Ray Liaw, GordonDerr LLP (posted with permission), to the Propeller Club, Port of Tacoma Chapter on October 24, 2011.

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Presented by
Ray Liaw
Changes on the Floodplain
How FEMA and the BiOp are Impacting Development in the Puget Sound 
 
Key Floodplain Issues
Why relevant now?
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Updated floodplain mapping
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ESA lawsuit resulted in Biological Opinion affectingimplementation of the National Flood InsuranceProgram
Result: At same time floodplains are getting
bigger/deeper, the applicable development
regulations are getting tougher.
 
Brief History Lesson
Congress adopted the National Flood InsuranceAct in 1968
 –
Insurance Mechanism
 –
Local floodplain management
Map 100 year floodplain; known as FIRMs.
Pierce County FIRMs not substantially updatedsince 1987.

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