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Planning for flood risks

 
Publication number Date Published
21-06-004February 2021
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Author(s) Brian Lynn, Scott McKinney, Curt Hart and Jessica Moore
Description The Legislature established the state Flood Control Assistance Account (FCAA) in 1986 to help local and tribal governments plan for and reduce their flood risks. State law requires $4 million be transferred every biennium from the state General Fund to FCAA for flood-risk reduction activities. Although the amount of available funding diminished for more than a decade, Governor Inslee has included full FCAA funding in his 2021-23 proposed biennial budget. Restoring FCAA funding will give Ecology and its local partners the ability to use FCAA to prepare for and avoid flood damages.
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Keywords flood damage reduction, permits, floodplain management, floods, grants, permit, Ecology, Puget Sound, flood, floodplain, Department of Ecology, FCAA, FCAAP, flood damage, flood planning, planning grants
WEB PAGE Flood control assistance account program (FCAAP)
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