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Let’s Start with Better Floodplain Maps

Jake Varn / Blog November 8, 2017

From infrastructure to housing, the floodplain maps serve as the foundation for natural disaster planning, management, insurance, and mitigation policies.

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Lew Letter on Debt Limit in Line with CBO, BPC Projections

Brian Collins / Blog September 11, 2015

BPC continues to project that the X Date would most likely occur in November or December of this year.

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“The Grid of Things”: Modernizing the Grid to Support a New Energy Future

Energy / December 3, 2014 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET

BPC hosted an expert panel discussion on the current advanced technology investments being made to our electric grid and where they fit into the context of an evolving power sector.

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The National Flood Insurance Program Still Requires Reform

Brian Collins, Shai Akabas / Blog January 23, 2014

In July 2012, Congress passed the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (Biggert-Waters), which increases the premiums charged by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). This moves the program towards charging all policyholders actuarially-fair, unsubsidized premiums – a recommendation…

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