Privatizing flood insurance could stabilize program — GAO
Expanding the private flood insurance market could allow the Federal Emergency Management Agency to focus on better flood mapping and mitigation, the Government Accountability Office said in a new report.
Enviros sue Army Corps in Southeast water war
Earthjustice filed a lawsuit today against the Army Corps of Engineers opposing the agency's management plan for the hotly contested Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river system.
Cassidy, Gillibrand float flood insurance language
Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) yesterday unveiled their vision for revamping the National Flood Insurance Program, which is set to expire in September.
CLEAN WATER RULE
EPA 'disregarded' Army Corps' WOTUS concerns — ex-official
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee members battled along party lines yesterday over the contentious Obama administration rule aimed at clarifying what waterways and wetlands get automatic Clean Water Act protection.
Groups sue EPA over Lake Erie 'impaired' designation
The National Wildlife Federation sued U.S. EPA in federal court today in an effort to protect Lake Erie from harmful algal blooms there.