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Executive Order 11988: Floodplain Management

Executive Order 11988 requires Federal agencies to avoid to the extent possible the long and short-term adverse impacts associated with the occupancy and modification of floodplains and to avoid direct and indirect support of floodplain development wherever there is a practicable alternative.
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0.01MMay 1, 1977
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Executive Order 11988: Floodplain Management

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May 1, 1977