TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2015
Obama signs executive order to tackle flood risk
A new executive order from President Obama requires careful planning of all infrastructure development paid for with US federal funds. The Federal Flood Risk Management Standard recognizes that climate change will increase the risk of floods and requires that roads, buildings and other projects are built in areas with lower risk of flooding. There will be additional safeguards for buildings such as hospitals and evacuation centers.
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