Flood Maps Scaled Back

This Editorial reminds us of the quote, “Nature is indifferent to what Man scribbles on little pieces of paper.”  We wish we knew who said it.  But the sentiment is true, even though push back from towns got FEMA to downgrade the flood risks in certain areas, towns would be wise to require higher elevations anyway in those areas.  Full editorial in the Press of Atlantic City on August 5, 2013 here.