From ThinkProgress:

The Obama administration’s flood guidance enjoyed broad support across political ideologies, earning praise from groups environmental groups like the Nature Conservancy and right-leaning groups like Taxpayers for Common Sense and the free-market think tank R Street Institute. In an interview with Reuters, flood policy expert and president of the R Street Institute Eli Leher called Trump’s decision to reverse the Obama-era guidance “an enormous mistake.” Trump’s order even prompted criticism from some Republican lawmakers in Congress; Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), chair of the Climate Solutions Caucus, called the move “irresponsible” in a press statement, and argued that it “will lead to taxpayer dollars being wasted on projects that may not be built to ensure the flooding we are already seeing and know is only going to get worse.”

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