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2008 Summer Midwest Floods

Reports

Adobe PDFFederal Floods Policy Challenges: Congressional Research-Lessons from the 2008 Midwest Flood (2/2009)

Adobe PDF1993 Galloway Report - Sharing the Challenge: Floodplain Management into the 21st Century
Adobe PDFResponse to Environment and Public Works Committee on Galloway Report (3/2009)
Adobe PDFResponse to Environment and Public Works Committee on Galloway Report (10/2011)


Letters / Articles

Adobe PDFASFPM Letter to the Editor (6/12/2008)
Adobe PDFA Flood of Unheeded Warnings (Washington Post, by Gerald Galloway, 6/25/2008)
Adobe PDFFloods Dredge Up Dispute (WSJ.com, by Douglas Belkin, 6/25/2008)
Adobe PDFMidwest Flood Victims Feel Misled by Fed (AP, by Tammy Weber and Maria Sukekum Fisher)
Adobe PDFIowa Flooding Could Be An Act of Man (by Joel Achenbach, 6/19/2008)
Adobe PDFViolent Weather Spurs Redesign of Infrastructure (by Anita Weier, 6/17/2008)

News Story Links

Better buffer than levees (Christian Science Monitor, 7/09/2008)
There Will Be Flood (Daily Show with Jon Stewart, 6/18/2008)
Follow the Silt (NY Times, 6/28/2008)
Illinois town finds life does go on after floods (USA Today, 6/20/2008)
Obama hits McCain on help for cities, levees (CNN, 6/21/2008)
Will the levee hold? Floodplain development in Chesterfield, MO (ABC News, 6/22/2008) 
Midwest floods expose outdated levee systems (USA Today, 6/20/2008)
A bit of a different story on levees (Boston NPR, Audio - Real Media Player needed)
CNN Story Residual Risk-Insurance not required, FEMA told flooded town (CNN, 6/24/2008)
Warren Olney with KCRW Radio in LA "To The Point" Flooding Discussion (...)
Developers and homeowners need to plan for more extreme floods (AJC, 6/20/2008)
Burst Levees Force a Town to Consider Its Future (NY Times, 6/20/2008)
Soaked in '93, town now high, dry (Chicago Tribune, 7/2008)
Call for Change Ignored, Levees Remain Patchy (NY Times, 6/22/2008)
15 years after the Great Flood of 1993, floodplain development is booming (Grist.org, 3/19/2008)





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