From the Sun-Sentinel:

They are backed by some insurance and environmental interests that want to press ahead with the new law to gradually phase out subsidized premiums and set rates based on actual risk.

“From the perspective of people on the right, the big concern would be the debt,” said Ray Lehmann, a Washington consultant who helped lawmakers draft the law, known as the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act. “And from the left, it may be the environmental impact and the fact that we have sort of encouraged risky building.

“There is concern [about the law] from Florida, from Louisiana and from the New York/New Jersey area, where you’ve had rebuilding from [Superstorm] Sandy. But in most of the country, I think there is still support for what Biggert-Waters did and what the intent was.”

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