Navigating Floodplains and Flood Risk

in the Northwest

Friday, December 8, 2017 - Seattle, WA

 

Available In:

credits

WA MCLE: Available ~ Amount to be Determined
OR CLE: 6.5 General Credits
Contractors & Engineers: May Qualify

*See credits tab for full information on credits.

Topics covered

Animal, Environmental, Fisheries, Flooding, Government, Habitat, Insurance, Land Use, Shoreline, Water

Who Should attend

Attorneys, Conservationists, Engineers, Erosion & Sediment Professionals, Floodplains Managers, Government Employees, Land Planners, Municipal Employees
 
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Seminar Overview

Over the last decade, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), as well as state and local regulations, have been continuously changing the way floodplain areas may be utilized. Ongoing floodplain mapping efforts are expanding the boundaries of established floodplains while at the same time the applicable regulations are becoming more restrictive and flood insurance rates are climbing. Come hear about the latest developments in the laws and regulations controlling floodplains, including changes to the way that FEMA and other federal agencies are mapping floodplain areas, the evolving integration of the Endangered Species Act into the National Flood Insurance Program, and how Washington State is integrating these changes into their own local regulatory programs.

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