www.courthousenews.com/home-builders-say-oregon-floodplain-plan-federal-overreach

Jun 16, 2017 ... In a federal complaint filed June 15 in Washington, plaintiffs Oregonians for Floodplain Protection, Oregon Home Builders Association and ...

www.biologicaldiversity.org/news/press_releases/2018/oregon-salmon-orcas-02-02-2018.php

Feb 2, 2018 ... If successful, the industry lawsuit — brought by a coalition using the deceptive name “Oregonians for Floodplain Protection” — would reverse ...

www.oregon.gov/lcd/NH/Pages/NFIP.aspx

Local governments participate in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and regulate the activities that take place in designated Special Flood Hazard ...

www.oregon.gov/lcd/NH/Pages/BiOp.aspx

Stay informed on impending updates to the National Flood Insurance ... of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) is designated as Oregon's NFIP ...

www.nrdc.org/experts/monty-schmitt/fixing-femas-flood-management-problem

Apr 25, 2016 ... Oregon's floodplain development is dangerous and costly. The NFIP ... FEMA is required to protect endangered species. Section 7 of the ...

www.ashland.or.us/flood

The FEMA Flood Insurance Study (FIS) and Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) ... caused millions in damage state wide and many Oregonians lost their lives.

www.westcoast.fisheries.noaa.gov/publications/habitat/fact_sheets/techguidanceoregonrpaforfloodplainprotection__1_.pdf

NOAA Fisheries found that the NFIP jeopardizes protected species. As ... of the floodplain, to better protect the natural floodplain functions needed to support.

pacificlegal.org/case/town-of-coos-bay-oregon-v-national-marine-fisheries-service

Oct 5, 2017 ... The opinion imposes significant land-use restrictions on floodplain ... from economic development—purportedly to protect endangered species. ... zoning control over Oregon's coastal regions and much of the rest of the state.

www.oregonlive.com/opinion/2016/07/new_floodplain_regulations_hur.html

Jul 23, 2016 ... Congress created the flood insurance program to reduce future flood damage to structures and provide protection for property owners against potential losses. ... FEMA must work closely with Oregon's communities and state ...