[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 116 (Monday, June 17, 2013)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 36098-36099]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-14294]



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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

44 CFR Part 67

[Docket ID FEMA-2013-0002]


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 below.

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, (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 in feet
           Flooding source(s)                    elevation             above ground      Communities  affected
                                                                    [caret] Elevation
                                                                     in meters  (MSL)
                                                                         Modified
 
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                               Iberville Parish, Louisiana, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1216
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Mississippi River......................  Approximately 1.67 miles                 +38  City of Plaquemine, Town
                                          upstream of the White                         of White Castle.
                                          Castle-Carville Ferry.
                                         Approximately 2 miles                    +38
                                          upstream of the White
                                          Castle-Carville Ferry.
                                         Approximately 0.75 mile                  +42
                                          downstream of the Bayou
                                          Plaquemine confluence.
                                         Approximately 0.70 mile                  +42
                                          upstream of the Bayou
                                          Plaquemine confluence.
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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 Plaquemine

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Maps are available for inspection at 58050 Meriam Street, Plaquemine, LA 70764.
Town of White Castle
Maps are available for inspection at 32535 Bowie Street, White Castle, LA 70788.
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                               Yellowstone County, Montana, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1117
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Cove Creek.............................  Approximately 200 feet                 +3375  City of Billings,
                                          upstream of Rimrock Road.                     Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Yellowstone County.
                                         Approximately 270 feet                 +3571
                                          downstream of Molt Road.
Cove Creek East Overflow...............  Approximately 25 feet                  +3370  City of Billings,
                                          upstream of Rimrock Road.                     Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Yellowstone County.
                                         Approximately 1,700 feet               +3382
                                          upstream of Rimrock Road.
Fivemile Creek.........................  Downstream of Old                      +3085  City of Billings,
                                          Fivemile Creek Road.                          Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Yellowstone County.
                                         Approximately 55 feet                  +3225
                                          downstream of Alexander
                                          Road.
Yellowstone River......................  Approximately 150 feet                 +2728  City of Billings,
                                          upstream of Musselshell                       Unincorporated Areas of
                                          Trail Road.                                   Yellowstone County.
                                         Approximately 545                      +3274
                                          upstream of U.S. Route
                                          212 South.
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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 Billings
Maps are available for inspection at 510 North Broadway, 4th Floor, Billings, MT 59101.
 
                                   Unincorporated Areas of Yellowstone County
Maps are available for inspection at 217 North 27th Street, Billings, MT 59101.
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ``Flood 
Insurance.'')

    Dated: June 3, 2013.
Roy E. Wright,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Department of Homeland 
Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2013-14294 Filed 6-14-13; 8:45 am]
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