Theodoric Meyer: FEMA Wrongly Placing Homeowners in Flood ZonesJuly 2013
Your house may sit on top of a hill, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be forced to buy flood insurance.
Theodoric Meyer: As Need for New Flood Maps Rises, Congress and Obama Cut FundingMay 2013
Congress has cut funding for updating flood maps by more than half since 2010, from $221 million down to $100 million this year.
Steve Fraser: Making Disaster PayApril 2013
From the San Francisco earthquake to superstorm Sandy, how capitalism stacks the deck on disaster.
Robert Lewis & Al Shaw: After Sandy, Government Lends to Rebuild in Flood ZonesMarch 2013
Government loans encourage the reconstruction of areas at risk of repeated flooding.