United States: From Safe To A Flood Zone, Without Moving An Inch

National Public Radio: Across the country, millions of people are suddenly finding themselves in federal hazard zones -- not because of any natural or man-made disaster, but because the Federal Emergency Management Agency is updating its old flood risk maps. Even if they've never been under water, home and business owners in places deemed hazardous are now forced to buy flood insurance. For one Midwestern industrial area, the stakes are higher. In southwestern Illinois, there are serious fears federal ......

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