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Department of Homeland Security

Stop the Duplication of the Flood of Agencies making Flood Data

Let's stop the redundancy of various Federal Agencies, and States, that are using Taxpayer funds to generate, publish, and administer Flood Hazard Data to the public. It has to be confusing to the American public at large, and to the people living and working in or near floodplains. The agencies and States are:
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
The DHS/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
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Department of Homeland Security

Stop producing Flood Maps and provide layers to Internet Mappers

FEMA could investigate getting out of the mapping business, and perhaps, instead, FEMA could provide digital overlays to Google Maps, Zillow, Bing Maps, and others, instead of hosting huge map databases themselves at various States and the FEMA Map Service Center. There would be some changes in the Regulations and perhaps the laws to make this happen, but this isn’t rocket science.
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