Norton Files Amendment To Make D.C. Eligible For Federal Flood Mitigation Funds


Norton Files Amendment to Make D.C. Eligible for Federal Flood Mitigation Funds

Nov 7, 2017

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) has filed an amendment to the 21st Century Flood Reform Act (H.R. 2874) to make the District of Columbia eligible for federal flood mitigation and prevention funding by amending the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 (CZMA) to include D.C. in the definition of a coastal state.  Norton’s amendment is the same text as the Flood Prevention Act of 2017 (H.R. 2540), which she introduced in May.  Norton filed her amendment at the House Rules Committee, which is scheduled to consider H.R. 2874 today, Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at 3:00 p.m., …

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