Economic Aftershocks—November 2001 Issue

Special Post-September 11 Report

Distirct Voices



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Ninth District Features

Floods: Part 2

  • After the flood
    Flood insurance and wetlands restoration are two policies that hold both promise and problems for flood control. Will they be able to handle the next disaster?
  • Fighting the last war
    Current policy neglects to anticipate the impact of floodplain development on future flood potential.
  • Back to nature
    Restoring wetlands may help to control floods, but their other values complicate the picture.

Ninth District Features

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