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John Palatiello Addresses Concerns for FEMA Flood Mapping Program Legislation in GeoDataPoint Article

Posted By Nick Palatiello, Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Recent action in Congress to delay reforms enacted in the Biggert-Waters Act, part of the MAP-21 Act of 2012, may have a significant impact on FEMA's flood mapping program. 

John Palatiello, MAPPS Executive Director, outlined the impact legislation in Congress could have on this and other geospatial programs in an entry for GeoDataPoint.

Here is a snippet:

"While repealing this section of current law continues the Risk Map process, some observers believe the House bill prevents any changes in rates or insurance premiums. "

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