From The Fifth Estate:

Homeowners are furious, but there are supporters of the updated maps, which have revised predictions of storm surges and flood levels.

“By subsidising risk, we are encouraging people to build in areas they shouldn’t build and putting that on the taxpayers,” R Street Institute’s R.J. Lehmann told Bloomberg. “It is a wrenching process, but as we see sea levels rise and as we see global warming, we are going to see more of this.”

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