[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 152 (Tuesday, August 7, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 46980-46984]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-19222]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

44 CFR Part 67

[Docket ID FEMA-2012-0003]


Final Flood Elevation Determinations

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified 
BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and 
modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that 
each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being 
already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for 
participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

DATES: The date of issuance of the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) 
showing BFEs and modified BFEs for each community. This date may be 
obtained by contacting the office where the maps are available for 
inspection as indicated in the table in the amendatory text of this 
rule.

ADDRESSES: The final BFEs for each community are available for 
inspection at the office of the Chief Executive Officer of each 
community. The respective addresses are listed in the table below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Luis Rodriguez, Chief, Engineering 
Management Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, 
Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 
20472,

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(202) 646-4064, or (email) Luis.Rodriguez3@fema.dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Emergency Management Agency 
(FEMA) makes the final determinations listed below for the modified 
BFEs for each community listed. These modified elevations have been 
published in newspapers of local circulation and ninety (90) days have 
elapsed since that publication. The Deputy Associate Administrator for 
Mitigation has resolved any appeals resulting from this notification.
    This final rule is issued in accordance with section 110 of the 
Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and 44 CFR part 
67. FEMA has developed criteria for floodplain management in floodprone 
areas in accordance with 44 CFR part 60.
    Interested lessees and owners of real property are encouraged to 
review the proof Flood Insurance Study and FIRM available at the 
address cited below for each community.
    The BFEs and modified BFEs are made final in the communities listed 
below. Elevations at selected locations in each community are shown.
    National Environmental Policy Act. This final rule is categorically 
excluded from the requirements of 44 CFR part 10, Environmental 
Consideration. An environmental impact assessment has not been 
prepared.
    Regulatory Flexibility Act. As flood elevation determinations are 
not within the scope of the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601-
612, a regulatory flexibility analysis is not required.
    Regulatory Classification. This final rule is not a significant 
regulatory action under the criteria of section 3(f) of Executive Order 
12866 of September 30, 1993, Regulatory Planning and Review, 58 FR 
51735.
    Executive Order 13132, Federalism. This final rule involves no 
policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 13132.
    Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform. This final rule meets 
the applicable standards of Executive Order 12988.

List of Subjects in 44 CFR Part 67

    Administrative practice and procedure, Flood insurance, Reporting 
and recordkeeping requirements.

    Accordingly, 44 CFR part 67 is amended as follows:

PART 67--[AMENDED]

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1. The authority citation for part 67 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.; Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 
1978, 3 CFR, 1978 Comp., p. 329; E.O. 12127, 44 FR 19367, 3 CFR, 
1979 Comp., p. 376.


Sec.  67.11  [Amended]

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2. The tables published under the authority of Sec.  67.11 are amended 
as follows:

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                                                                      * Elevation in
                                                                     feet  (NGVD)  +
                                                                    Elevation in feet
                                                                      (NAVD)  # Depth
           Flooding source(s)              Location of referenced     in feet above       Communities affected
                                                 Elevation           ground  [caret]
                                                                       Elevation in
                                                                       meters (MSL)
                                                                         Modified
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                               Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, and Incorporated Areas
                                    Docket Nos.: FEMA-B-1192 and FEMA-B-1207
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Hurricane Creek........................  Approximately 500 feet                  +125  Town of Clarks, Village
                                          downstream of the                             of Grayson.
                                          railroad.
                                         Approximately 0.66 mile                 +160
                                          upstream of State
                                          Highway 126.
Hurricane Creek/Branch 2-3.............  Approximately 0.9 mile                  +146  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          upstream of the                               Caldwell Parish.
                                          Hurricane Creek
                                          confluence.
                                         Approximately 1.0 mile                  +146
                                          upstream of the
                                          Hurricane Creek
                                          confluence.
Hurricane Creek/Branch 3-1.............  Approximately 1,275 feet                +168  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          upstream of the                               Caldwell Parish.
                                          Hurricane Creek
                                          confluence.
                                         Approximately 1.0 mile                  +168
                                          upstream of the
                                          Hurricane Creek
                                          confluence.
Hurricane Creek/Branch 3-4 (Hanchey      Approximately 265 feet                  +156  Unincorporated Areas of
 Tributary).                              upstream of the                               Caldwell Parish.
                                          Hurricane Creek
                                          confluence.
                                         Approximately 0.87 mile                 +156
                                          upstream of the
                                          Hurricane Creek
                                          confluence.
Ouachita River.........................  Approximately 0.7 mile                   +73  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          downstream of U.S. Route                      Caldwell Parish.
                                          165.
                                         Approximately 1,475 feet                 +73
                                          upstream of U.S. Route
                                          165.
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* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
[caret] Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.
 
                                                    ADDRESSES
Town of Clarks
Maps are available for inspection at the Town Hall, 1714 State Highway 845, Clarks, LA 71415.
 
                                     Unincorporated Areas of Caldwell Parish
Maps are available for inspection at the Caldwell Parish Community Recreation Center/911 Complex, 6563 U.S.
 Route 165, Columbia, LA 71418.
 
Village of Grayson
Maps are available for inspection at the Village Hall, 5228 State Highway 126 East, Grayson, LA 71435.
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                                Callaway County, Missouri, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1210
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Auxvasse Creek (backwater effects from   From the Missouri River                 +539  Unincorporated Areas of
 Missouri River).                         confluence to                                 Callaway County.
                                          approximately 0.66 mile
                                          upstream of County Road
                                          447.
Blue Creek (backwater effects from       From the Auxvasse Creek                 +539  Unincorporated Areas of
 Missouri River).                         confluence to                                 Callaway County.
                                          approximately 1.46 miles
                                          upstream of the Auxvasse
                                          Creek confluence.
Clabber Creek (backwater effects from    From the Clabber Creek                  +542  Unincorporated Areas of
 Missouri River).                         confluence to                                 Callaway County.
                                          approximately 175 feet
                                          downstream of County
                                          Road 470.
Collier Creek (backwater effects from    From the Missouri River                 +541  City of Mokane,
 Missouri River).                         confluence to                                 Unincorporated Areas of
                                          approximately 1,800 feet                      Callaway County.
                                          upstream of the Ewing
                                          Creek confluence.
Eagle Creek (backwater effects from      From the Missouri River                 +534  Unincorporated Areas of
 Missouri River).                         confluence to                                 Callaway County.
                                          approximately 600 feet
                                          upstream of Eagle Creek
                                          Road.
Ewing Creek (backwater effects from      From the Collier Creek                  +541  City of Mokane,
 Missouri River).                         confluence to                                 Unincorporated Areas of
                                          approximately 0.40 mile                       Callaway County.
                                          upstream of the Collier
                                          Creek confluence.
Hillers Creek (backwater effects from    From the Missouri River                 +546  Unincorporated Areas of
 Missouri River).                         confluence to                                 Callaway County.
                                          approximately 400 feet
                                          upstream of County Road
                                          485.
Little Tavern Creek North (backwater     From the Missouri River                 +532  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Missouri River).            confluence to                                 Callaway County.
                                          approximately 1,900 feet
                                          downstream of State
                                          Route 94.
Logan Creek East (backwater effects      From the Missouri River                 +536  Unincorporated Areas of
 from Missouri River).                    confluence to                                 Callaway County.
                                          approximately 0.63 mile
                                          upstream of County Road
                                          468.
Middle River (backwater effects from     From the Missouri River                 +544  Unincorporated Areas of
 Missouri River).                         confluence to                                 Callaway County.
                                          approximately 600 feet
                                          upstream of State
                                          Highway PP.
Missouri River.........................  Approximately 0.68 mile                 +530  City of Mokane,
                                          upstream of the                               Unincorporated Areas of
                                          Montgomery County                             Callaway County.
                                          boundary.
                                         At the Boone/Cole County                +563
                                          boundary.
Missouri River Tributary 1 (backwater    From the Missouri River                 +563  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Missouri River).            confluence to                                 Callaway County.
                                          approximately 1,000 feet
                                          upstream of Harrisons
                                          Hill Road.
Missouri River Tributary 5.1 (backwater  From the Missouri River                 +552  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Missouri River).            confluence to                                 Callaway County.
                                          approximately 0.63 mile
                                          downstream of County
                                          Road 4023.
Missouri River Tributary 5.2 (backwater  From the Missouri River                 +550  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Missouri River).            confluence to                                 Callaway County.
                                          approximately 50 feet
                                          downstream of State
                                          Route 94.
Mud Creek East (backwater effects from   From the Logan Creek East               +537  Unincorporated Areas of
 Missouri River).                         confluence to                                 Callaway County.
                                          approximately 0.47 mile
                                          downstream of County
                                          Road 457.
Muddy Creek (backwater effects from      From the Middle River                   +544  Unincorporated Areas of
 Missouri River).                         confluence to                                 Callaway County.
                                          approximately 1.19 miles
                                          upstream of County Road
                                          480.
Niemans Creek (backwater effects from    From the Missouri River                 +554  Unincorporated Areas of
 Missouri River).                         confluence to                                 Callaway County.
                                          approximately 0.91 mile
                                          downstream of County
                                          Road 4039.
Niemans Creek Tributary 3 (backwater     From the Niemans Creek                  +554  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Missouri River).            confluence to                                 Callaway County.
                                          approximately 1,200 feet
                                          upstream of the Niemans
                                          Creek confluence.
Rivaux Creek (backwater effects from     From the Missouri River                 +552  Unincorporated Areas of
 Missouri River).                         confluence to                                 Callaway County.
                                          approximately 0.47 mile
                                          downstream of the Rivaux
                                          Creek Tributary 7
                                          confluence.
Tavern Creek (backwater effects from     From the Missouri River                 +532  Unincorporated Areas of
 Missouri River).                         confluence to                                 Callaway County.
                                          approximately 1.25 miles
                                          upstream of State Route
                                          94.
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* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
 Depth in feet above ground.
[caret] Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.
 
                                                    ADDRESSES
City of Mokane
Maps are available for inspection at the Callaway County Courthouse, 10 East 5th Street, Fulton, MO 52251.
 
                                     Unincorporated Areas of Callaway County
Maps are available for inspection at the Callaway County Courthouse, 10 East 5th Street, Fulton, MO 52251.
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                                Clark County, Washington, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1166
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Burnt Bridge Creek.....................  Just upstream of I-205...               +192  City of Vancouver,
                                                                                        Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Clark County.
                                         Approximately 1,056 feet                +200
                                          upstream of Northeast
                                          152nd Street.
China Ditch............................  Just upstream of                        +252  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          Northeast Ward Road.                          Clark County.
                                         Approximately 0.4 mile                  +275
                                          upstream of Northeast
                                          144th Street.
Curtin Creek...........................  At the confluence with                  +172  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          Salmon Creek.                                 Clark County.
                                         Approximately 700 feet                  +260
                                          upstream of Anderson
                                          Road.
Dead Lake..............................  Entire shoreline within                 +191  City of Camas,
                                          community.                                    Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Clark County.
Fifth Plain Creek......................  At the confluence with                  +208  City of Vancouver,
                                          Lacamas Creek.                                Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Clark County.
                                         Approximately 0.7 mile                  +342
                                          upstream of Northeast
                                          Davis Road.
Gee Creek..............................  Just downstream of                       +27  City of Ridgefield,
                                          Burlington Northern                           Unincorporated Areas of
                                          Santa Fe Railroad.                            Clark County.
                                         Approximately 0.5 mile                  +315
                                          upstream of I-5.
Lacamas Creek..........................  Just downstream of                       +35  City of Camas,
                                          Northeast 3rd Avenue.                         Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Clark County.
                                         Approximately 1.3 miles                 +163
                                          upstream of Northeast
                                          3rd Avenue.
                                         Approximately 1 mile                    +191
                                          downstream of Northeast
                                          Goodwin Road.
                                         Approximately 0.5 mile                  +281
                                          upstream of Northeast
                                          217th Avenue.
Lake Lacamas...........................  Entire shoreline within                 +191  City of Camas,
                                          community.                                    Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Clark County.
Mill Creek.............................  At the confluence with                  +137  City of Battle Ground,
                                          Salmon Creek.                                 Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Clark County.
                                         Just downstream of                      +279
                                          Northwest 20th Avenue.
Packard Creek..........................  Approximately 375 feet                   +66  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          downstream of Northwest                       Clark County.
                                          179th Street.
                                         Approximately 1,040 feet                +290
                                          upstream of Northwest
                                          11th Avenue.
Padden Creek...........................  Approximately 460 feet                  +214  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          downstream of Northeast                       Clark County.
                                          83rd Street.
                                         Approximately 160 feet                  +228
                                          upstream of Northeast
                                          88th Street.
Round Lake.............................  Entire shoreline within                 +191  City of Camas,
                                          community.                                    Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Clark County.
Salmon Creek...........................  At the confluence with                  +210  City of Battle Ground,
                                          Weaver Creek.                                 Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Clark County.
                                         Just upstream of Risto                  +363
                                          Road.
Spring Branch Creek....................  At the confluence with                  +198  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          Lacamas Creek.                                Clark County.
                                         Approximately 1.25 miles                +200
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Lacamas
                                          Creek.
Weaver Creek...........................  Approximately 320 feet                  +215  City of Battle Ground,
                                          upstream of Northeast                         Unincorporated Areas of
                                          169th Street.                                 Clark County.
                                         Approximately 1.1 miles                 +345
                                          upstream of Northeast
                                          152nd Avenue.
Whipple Creek..........................  Just downstream of                       +28  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          Northwest Krieger Road.                       Clark County.

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                                         Approximately 0.8 mile                  +241
                                          upstream of Northeast
                                          179th Street.
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* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
 Depth in feet above ground.
[caret] Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.
 
                                                    ADDRESSES
City of Battle Ground
Maps are available for inspection at 109 Southwest 1st Street, Battle Ground, WA 98604.
 
City of Camas
Maps are available for inspection at 616 Northeast 4th Avenue, Camas, WA 98607.
 
City of Ridgefield
Maps are available for inspection at 230 Pioneer Street, Ridgefield, WA 98642.
 
City of Vancouver
Maps are available for inspection at 210 East 13th Street, Vancouver, WA 98668.
 
                                      Unincorporated Areas of Clark County
Maps are available for inspection at 1300 Franklin Street, Vancouver, WA 98668.
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ``Flood 
Insurance.'')

    Dated: July 25, 2012.
Sandra K. Knight,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Department of Homeland 
Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2012-19222 Filed 8-6-12; 8:45 am]
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