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White House Opens New Avenues for Environmental Review in Decision Making

Filed in Codes and Standards, Environment, Land Development by on November 4, 2015 0 Comments
White House Opens New Avenues for Environmental Review in Decision Making

The White House wants federal agencies to start accounting for the benefits provided by nature to economic and social well-being when considering new regulations and how they should be enforced.

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NAHB Responds to White House on Higher Flood Risk Standards

Filed in Codes and Standards, Land Development by on February 3, 2015 1 Comment
NAHB Responds to White House on Higher Flood Risk Standards

The Obama Administration on Jan. 30 issued an executive order establishing a federal flood risk management standard that calls for federal agencies to use the “best available and actionable science to improve the nation’s preparedness and resilience against flooding.”

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