Using outdated data, FEMA is wrongly placing homeowners in flood zones | DailyComet.com

With limited funding, FEMA has concentrated on updating maps for the populated areas along the coasts. In rural areas, “it’s sort of a necessary evil to reissue maps with older data on them,” said Sally McConkey, an engineer with the Illinois State Water Survey at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, which has a contract with FEMA to produce flood maps in the state.

via Using outdated data, FEMA is wrongly placing homeowners in flood zones | DailyComet.com.

 

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