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Bloomberg Proposes $20 Billion NYC Flood Plan After Sandy

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg called for a $20 billion system of flood barriers to protect low-lying areas from storms almost eight months after Hurricane Sandy devastated the region. In a report released today, the mayor made 250 recommendations, including …

Dozens of Homes Added to Flood Plain in Waterloo, Iowa

Dozens of homes and businesses in Waterloo have been added to the flood plain on the city’s west side. About 200 property owners on a stretch from LibertyPark to the Cedar River are being urged to by flood insurance now …