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New Hampshire’s Bipartisan Summit Examines Coastal Flooding

Elected officials from 18 states — representing some 95,000 miles of coastline — gathered in New Hampshire on Saturday, Oct. 24, for a bipartisan summit on coastal flooding. Some of those who attended the Rising Tides summit in Hampton, New …

Summer Flooding Causing Damage, Evacuations in Tampa Bay Area

A summer deluge has flooded streets in the Tampa Bay area, forcing some road closings and evacuations, delaying airline flights and overtaxing parts of local wastewater treatment systems. Major intersections were closed Monday near downtown Tampa, snarling traffic throughout the …

Concerns Raised Over FEMA Flood Maps in Maine

Maine communities are criticizing new maps proposed by the federal government that show future flooding risks near the state’s coast that could impact what kind of insurance property owners must buy. The Flood Insurance Rate Maps released in November by …