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ASFPM flyer: The Costs & Benefits of Building Higher
Published on: 5/24/2018
ASFPM's Flyer "The Costs & Benefits of Building Higher"

Letters & Correspondence

Letter to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand RE: Cassidy-Reed Draft Letter in Support of Flood Mapping/Mitig
Published on: 5/17/2017
Letter to the Honerable Kirsten Gillibrand, United States Senate
Re: Cassidy-Reed Draft Letter in Support of Flood Mapping and Mitigation
Letter to NY Congressional Delegation RE: Fiscal Year 2018 Funding for Stream, Lake and Tide Gages
Published on: 5/17/2017
Letter to New York Congressional Delegation
Re: Fiscal Year 2018 Funding for Stream, Lake, and Tide Gages
US ACoE Letter RE: Implementation of EO on Floodplain Management
Published on: 1/10/2017
US Army Corp of Engineers letter re: Implementation of EO on Floodplain Mgt
HUD General Council Letter RE: Proposed Rule to Implement EO 13690
Published on: 12/13/2016
HUD General Council letter re: Proposed Rule to Implement EO 13690
FEMA Chief Council letter RE: Proposed Rule to Implement EO 13690
Published on: 10/11/2016
FEMA Chief Council letter re: Proposed Rule to Implement EO 13690
Letters to Senators regarding a Bill Affecting Flood Insurance S1679
Published on: 8/17/2016
S 1679, Flood Insurance Market Parity & Modernization Act
NYSFSMA Letters to Senator Schumer and Senator Gillibrand regarding a bill affecting flood insurance that has passed in the House of Representatives (HR 2901) and its companion bill in the Senate (S 1679). In its current form, will produce unintended negative results and increased cost for taxpayers.
Letter to FEMA Regulatory Affairs Div on Establishing a Deductible for FEMA's Public Asstance Prog
Published on: 3/18/2016
Letter to FEMA Regulatory Affairs Division on Establishing a Deductible for FEMA's Public Assistance Program (Docket ID FEMA-2016-0003)

News

ASFPM Opposes President's FY18 Federal Budget
Published on: 3/20/2017
ASFPM Opposes President's FY 18 Federal Budget
Powell Responds to NYSFSMA Comments on CRS
Published on: 11/9/2016
Powell Responds to NYSFSMA Comments on CRS
US ACoE Letter RE: Fire Island to Montauk Point Project
Published on: 10/11/2016
US ACoE letter Regarding Fire Island to Montauk Point Project
NYSFSMA Comments on the Community Rating System (CRS)
Published on: 3/31/2016
NYSFSMA Comments on the Community Rating System (CRS)
Vischer Ferry Dam is not solution to Schenectady flooding problems
Published on: 11/26/2017
Current dam lacks movable segments, release gates, and was built only for navigation, power generation
We don't have the tools to understand flood risk in the Genesee-Finger Lakes region
Published on: 12/20/2017
We don't have the tools to understand flood risk in the Genesee-Finger Lakes region
Adoption of Flood Map was Only Choice
Published on: 8/13/2013
Valley Stream adoption of new FEMA flood risk maps.
Daylighting Takes Off as Cities Expose Long-Buried Rivers
Published on: 8/13/2013
The latest trend in urban renewal involves opening up underground streams.
Oneida & Herkimer Counties Getting State Money to Mitigate Flood-Prone Streams
Published on: 7/19/2013
Seven streams in Oneida and Herkimer counties have been designated by the state as high flood-risk streams, qualifying them for flood mitigation money and design help on specific projects.
Cuomo Challenges Communities to Rebuild Better, Stronger
Published on: 8/13/2013
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is challenging storm-damaged communities to come up with their own plan to rebuild after recent natural disasters.

The New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program was established for areas impacted by Hurricane Irene, Tropical Storm Lee and Superstorm Sandy.
NY Rising: Recovery Resources Center
Published on: 5/9/2013
NYS Recovery Resource Center for those affected by Hurricane Sandy, Hurricane Irene, and Tropical Storm Lee.
ASFPM Testimony to House on FEMA Funding
Published on: 4/18/2013
Outside Witness Testimony from ASFPM
Submitted to Subcommittee on Homeland Security; House Committee on Appropriations;
Regarding FEMA Budget Request for Fscal Year 2014