A Decade after Katrina, are America’s Flood Estimates Dangerously Wrong?

Since 1992, the town of Hannibal Missouri has had two 200-year floods, two 50-year floods, and in seven of the last eight years, a 10-year flood. The takeaway: the system we’re using to assess flood risk is broken and floods are getting worse.

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MICHAEL GRUNWALD, Politico

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