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ASFPM Comments on Federal Activities

ASFPM Comments on Federal Activities

ASFPM is often asked to provide testimony to congressional committees. We also write letters or sign on to partner letters directed at legislators on key committees. Over the last months, ASFPM has provided testimony on the following issues over the current legislative session.
Chad Berginnis Testimony in Congress

Water Resources Development Act (WRDA)

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee – Subcommittee on Water Resources.

Chad Berginnis testimony on July 10, 2019. (View at 2:43:00)

ASFPM comments to Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Committee Draft 2020 Water Resources Development Act “America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2020”, May 1, 2020.

Atlas 14

ASFPM comments sent to House and Senate Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Subcommittees regarding NOAA/National Weather Service Precipitation Frequency Atlas 14

Outside Witness Testimony

Outside Witness Testimony – House Energy and Water Resources Development Appropriations Subcommittee – Funding for Corps of Engineers’ Technical Assistance Programs and Review of Emergency Response Authorities, March 31, 2020

Outside Witness Testimony – Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee – Funding for FEMA Flood Mapping – FEMA PIVOT – NFIP Policy and Claims Data Availability and DHS Science & Technology – Flood Apex Program, March 20, 2020.

Climate Change

House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.

Chad Berginnis testimony on November 20, 2019

Flood Maps in a Changing Climate

House Committee on Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on the Environment & Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight.

Chad Berginnis testimony on February 27, 2020

Reforming Disaster Recovery Act of 2019, HR 3702 (CDBG-DR)

House Financial Services Committee and Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance and House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, HUD and Related Agencies.

Flood Policy Alliance, Sign-on Letter, September 10, 2019

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