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Final Flood Elevation Determinations

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AGENCY:

Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION:

Final rule.

SUMMARY:

Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations and modified Base Flood Elevations (BFEs) are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

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Effective Date: The date of issuance of the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) showing BFEs and modified BFEs for each community. This date may be obtained by contacting the office where the FIRM is available for inspection as indicated in the table below.

ADDRESSES:

The final base flood elevations for each community are available for inspection at the office of the Chief Executive Officer of each community. The respective addresses are listed in the table below.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Doug Bellomo, P.E., Hazard Identification Section, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-2903.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Federal Emergency Management Agency makes the final determinations listed below for the BFEs and modified BFEs for each community listed. These modified elevations have been published in newspapers of local circulation and ninety (90) days have elapsed since that publication. The Mitigation Division Director of the Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate has resolved any appeals resulting from this notification.

This final rule is issued in accordance with Section 110 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4105, and 44 CFR Part 67.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has developed criteria for floodplain management in floodprone areas in accordance with 44 CFR Part 60.

Interested lessees and owners of real property are encouraged to review the proof Flood Insurance Study and FIRM available at the address cited below for each community.

The BFEs and modified BFEs are made final in the communities listed below. Elevations at selected locations in each community are shown.

National Environmental Policy Act. This rule is categorically excluded from the requirements of 44 CFR Part 10, Environmental Consideration. No environmental impact assessment has been prepared.

Regulatory Flexibility Act. The Mitigation Division Director of the Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate certifies that this rule is exempt from the requirements of the Regulatory Flexibility Act because modified base flood elevations are required by the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4105, and are required to establish and maintain community eligibility in the NFIP. No regulatory flexibility analysis has been prepared.

Regulatory Classification. This final rule is not a significant regulatory action under the criteria of Section 3(f) of Executive Order 12866 of September 30, 1993, Regulatory Planning and Review, 58 FR 51735.

Executive Order 12612, Federalism. This rule involves no policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 12612, Federalism, dated October 26, 1987.

Executive Order 12778, Civil Justice Reform. This rule meets the applicable standards of Section 2(b)(2) of Executive Order 12778.

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List of Subjects in 44 CFR Part 67

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Accordingly,

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PART 67—[AMENDED]

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1. The authority citation for Part 67 continues to read as follows:

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Authority: 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.; Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1978, 3 CFR, 1978 Comp., p. 329; E.O. 12127, 44 FR 19367, 3 CFR, 1979 Comp., p. 376.

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2. The tables published under the authority of § 67.11 are amended as follows:

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StateCity/town/countySource of floodingLocation#Depth in feet above ground. *Elevation in feet (NGVD) Modified ◆Elevation in feet (NAVD) Modified
OKMcAlester (City) Pittsburg County (FEMA Docket No. P7663)Tributary AApproximately 4,875 feet downstream of Village Boulevard Approximately 2,100 feet upstream of Crooked Oak Lane◆682 ◆756
OKMcAlester (City) Pittsburg County (FEMA Docket No. P7663)Tributary AAAt the confluence with Tributary A Approximately 3,275 feet upstream of U.S. Highway 69◆698 ◆754
Tributary BApproximately 490 feet downstream of South C. Street◆687
Approximately 300 feet upstream of U.S. Highway 69 Service Road (2nd crossing)◆741
Tributary CJust upstream of Union Pacific Railroad◆646
Approximately 550 feet upstream of East Monroe Avenue◆686
Tributary DJust upstream of South F Street◆678
Approximately 1,375 feet upstream of East South Avenue◆726
Tributary DDAt the confluence with Tributary D◆703
Approximately 325 feet upstream of East Seminole Avenue◆715
Maps are available for inspection at 28 East Washington Street, McAlester, Oklahoma.
TXEagle Pass (City) Maverick County (FEMA Docket No. P7663)Eagle Pass CreekAt the confluence with Rio Grande Approximately 200 feet upstream of Vista Hermosa Drive◆716 ◆790
Eagle Pass Creek Tributary 1Just upstream of Union Pacific Railroad◆726
Approximately 330 feet upstream of Travis Street◆741
Eagle Pass Creek Tributary 2Just upstream of the confluence with Eagle Pass Creek◆741
Approximately 2,100 feet upstream of North Bibb Avenue◆799
Rio GrandeApproximately 1,950 feet downstream of International Union Pacific Railroad Bridge◆710
Approximately 1,950 feet upstream of East Garrison Street◆722
Tributary to East Seco CreekApproximately 100 feet downstream of U.S. Highway 277◆736
Approximately 1,185 feet upstream of U.S. Highway 277◆744
OKEagle Pass (City) Maverick County (FEMA Docket No. P7663)Unnamed Tributary of Rio GrandeApproximately 1,620 feet downstream of FM 3443 (1st Crossing) Approximately 1,620 feet upstream of East Main Street◆739 ◆772
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 100 South Monroe Street, Eagle Pass, Texas.
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 83.100, “Flood Insurance.”)

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Dated: June 22, 2005.

David I. Maurstad,

Acting Director, Mitigation Division, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate.

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[FR Doc. 05-12683 Filed 6-27-05; 8:45 am]

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