Climate advocates cheer Trump policy shift on flood insurance

FEMA WILL tie insurance premiums through the National Flood Insurance Program to the actual flood risk facing individual homes nationwide starting in October 2020. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT
FEMA WILL tie insurance premiums through the National Flood Insurance Program to the actual flood risk facing individual homes nationwide starting in October 2020. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT
NEW YORK - Climate advocates say an overhaul of the nation’s flood insurance program being unveiled by the Trump administration will spur communities around the country to better plan for extreme weather, but could drive up costs for some homeowners. The changes being announced Monday by the Federal Emergency Management Agency represent one of the…

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