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Final Flood Elevation Determinations

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AGENCY:

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION:

Final rule.

SUMMARY:

Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified 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).

DATES:

Effective Date: The date of issuance of the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) showing BFEs and Start Printed Page 35177modified 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 BFEs 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, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-2903.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

FEMA makes the final determinations listed below of BFEs and modified BFEs for each community listed. The proposed BFEs and proposed modified BFEs were published in newspapers of local circulation and an opportunity for the community or individuals to appeal the proposed determinations to or through the community was provided for a period of ninety (90) days. The proposed BFEs and proposed modified BFEs were also published in the Federal Register.

This final rule is issued in accordance with section 110 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and 44 CFR part 67.

FEMA 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 FEMA certifies that this rule is exempt from the requirements of the Regulatory Flexibility Act because final or modified BFEs are required by the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, 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 proposed 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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Source of flooding and location#Depth in feet above ground. *Elevation in feet (NGVD). +Elevation in feet (NAVD).Communities affected
Grand Bayou:
Approximately 50 feet upstream of the confluence with Carter Branch+223Bienville Parish (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 80 feet upstream of State Highway 4+253
Lake Bistineau:
Entire shoreline with Bienville Parish+148
Mill Creek:
Approximately 2,890 feet upstream of the confluence with Madden Branch+154Town of Ringgold Bienville Parish (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 2.7 miles upstream of Pleasant Road+249
Saline Bayou:
Approximately 3.9 miles upstream of the confluence with Murry Branch+278Bienville Parish (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 100 feet upstream of State Highway 151
Saline Bayou Tributary 1:
At the confluence with Saline Bayou+281
Approximately 60 feet upstream of Hazel Street/State Highway 9+323
Saline Bayou Tributary 2:
At the confluence with Saline Bayou+285Town of Arcadia Bienville Parish (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 90 feet upstream of Richardson Street+378
(FEMA Docket No. P-7903)
Saline Bayou Tributary 3:
At the confluence with Saline Bayou+295Town of Arcadia Bienville Parish (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 190 feet upstream of State Highway 151+328
South Mill Creek:
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At the confluence with Mill Creek+199Bienville Parish (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 1.3 miles upstream of Ceasar Road+250
Bienville Parish, Louisiana and Incorporated Areas, (FEMA Docket No. P-7903)
ADDRESSES
Town of Arcadia:
Maps are available for inspection at 1819 South Railroad Avenue, Arcadia, Louisiana.
Bienville Parish (Unincorporated Areas):
Maps are available for inspection at 100 Courthouse Drive, Arcadia, Louisiana.
Town of Ringgold:
Maps are available for inspection at 2135 Hall Street, Ringgold, Louisiana.

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 83.100, “Flood Insurance.”)

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Michael Buckley,

Deputy Director, Mitigation Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.

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[FR Doc. E6-9514 Filed 6-16-06; 8:45 am]

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