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ID:

157

Date:

2007-02-02

Headline:

Corps of Engineers: 122 levees are at risk of failing

Reporter's name:

Beverly Lumpkin

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Associated Press

City:

Washington

Summary:

One-hundred twenty-two levees across the country are in jeopardy of failing, according to an Army Corps of Engineers list released under FOIA to the Associated Press and other news organizations. Homeowners who live near the levees could be required to buy flood insurance, according to an official with the National Flood Insurance Program.

Keywords:

levees, national flood insurance, FEMA,


Agencies:

COE

States:

Categories:

general government


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