In the quest to prepare for and mitigate the effects of climate change, Kauaʻi Mayor Derek Kawakami signed a historic bill on October 14, Bill No. 2879, that will regulate construction based on future sea-level rise projections. This unique measure is the result of dedicated collaboration between the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Climate Resilience Collaborative and the Kauaʻi County Planning Department.
Topic: Culverts - Safety Grates and Mitigation Efforts FREE Webinar !! CFMs and AICPs are eligible for 1 CEC/1CM for this training* Storm Drains Keep Swallowing People During Floods – this was the title of a recent ProPublica that told stories of several people that have drowned and disappeared into storm drains during floods and... Continue Reading →
Congress must periodically renew the NFIP’s statutory authority to operate. On Sept. 30, 2022, the president signed legislation passed by Congress that extends the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP’s) authorization to Dec. 16, 2022. Congress must now reauthorize the NFIP by no later than 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 16, 2022.