[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 82 (Tuesday, April 29, 2014)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 23926-23927]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-09747]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

44 CFR Part 67

[Docket ID FEMA-2014-0002; Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA-B-7756]


Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Proposed rule; correction.

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SUMMARY: On January 16, 2008, the Federal Emergency Management Agency 
(FEMA) published in the Federal Register a proposed rule that included 
modified Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) for the 
locations at the intersection with IH 440 and at the confluence with 
Palarm Creek along the Arkansas River in Pulaski County, Arkansas. FEMA 
is no longer proposing these flood elevation determination changes 
along the

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Arkansas River as identified in the above-referenced rulemaking 
publication.

DATES: Comments pertaining to the Arkansas River BFEs for the locations 
at the intersection with IH 440 and at the confluence with Palarm Creek 
are to be submitted on or before May 29, 2014.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by Docket No. FEMA-B-
7756, to 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.

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: FEMA publishes proposed determinations of 
BFEs and modified BFEs for communities participating in the National 
Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), in accordance with section 110 of the 
Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and 44 CFR 
67.4(a).
    These proposed BFEs and modified BFEs, together with the floodplain 
management criteria required by 44 CFR 60.3, are minimum requirements. 
They should not be construed to mean that the community must change any 
existing ordinances that are more stringent in their floodplain 
management requirements. The community may at any time enact stricter 
requirements of its own or pursuant to policies established by other 
Federal, State, or regional entities. These proposed elevations are 
used to meet the floodplain management requirements of the NFIP and 
also are used to calculate the appropriate flood insurance premium 
rates for new buildings built after these elevations are made final, 
and for the contents in those buildings.

Correction

    In the proposed rule published at 73 FR 2860, in the January 16, 
2008, issue of the Federal Register, FEMA published a table under the 
authority of 44 CFR 67.4. The table, entitled ``Pulaski County, 
Arkansas, and Incorporated Areas'', listed locations of proposed 
modified flood elevation determinations for several flooding sources, 
including the Arkansas River. The proposed modifications listed for the 
Arkansas River should be removed from the table. FEMA is no longer 
proposing any flood elevation determination changes along the Arkansas 
River as identified in the above-referenced rulemaking publication.

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ``Flood 
Insurance.'')


    Dated: April 14, 2014.
Roy E. Wright,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Department of Homeland 
Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2014-09747 Filed 4-28-14; 8:45 am]
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