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Final Flood Elevation Determinations

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AGENCY:

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

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 Dates: 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 maps are available for inspection as indicated on 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:

William R. Blanton, Jr., Engineering Management Section, Mitigation Division, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-3151.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

FEMA makes the final determinations listed below for the 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 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. 4104, and 44 CFR part 67.

The 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. As flood elevation determinations are not within the scope of the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601-612, a regulatory flexibility analysis is not required.

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 13132, Federalism. This rule involves no policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 13132.

Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform. This rule meets the applicable standards of Executive Order 12988.

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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) +Elevation in feet (NAVD) Modified
Sumter County, South Carolina
Docket No.: FEMA-B-7454
South CarolinaSumter CountyBeech CreekApproximately 1.1 miles upstream of Barnwell Drive*180
Approximately 100 feet downstream of Edgehill Road*225
Beech Creek Tributary 1At the confluence with Beech Creek*168
Approximately 150 feet downstream of Raccoon Road*193
Brunson BranchAt the confluence with Mulberry Branch*133
Approximately 700 feet upstream of Oswego Highway*144
Brunson BranchAt the confluence with Brunson Branch*134
Tributary 1Approximately 0.6 mile upstream of the confluence of Cut Through 1*143
Cane Savannah CreekApproximately 200 feet downstream of Kolb Road*138
Approximately 250 feet upstream of Wedgefield Highway*164
Cut Through 1At the confluence with Brunson Branch Tributary 1*140
Just downstream of Jerry Street*144
Cut Through 2At the confluence with Mulberry Branch*134
Just downstream of Jerry Street*144
Green SwampApproximately 250 feet downstream of Mason Road*169
Approximately 50 feet downstream of Brewington Road*189
Hatchet Camp BranchAt confluence with Cane Savannah Creek*160
Approximately 1.1 miles upstream of Bronco Road*256
Hope SwampAt the confluence with Pudding Swamp*108
Approximately 100 feet downstream of Narrow Paved Road*116
Horsepen BranchAt the confluence with Green Swamp*181
Approximately 250 feet downstream of Stamey Livestock Road*203
Long BranchApproximately 330 feet downstream of Broad Street*173
Approximately 350 feet downstream of Frierson Road*223
Lynches RiverApproximately 7.7 miles downstream of Amwell Church Road*99
Approximately 1000 feet downstream of Interstate 95*120
Mile BranchAt the confluence with Brunson Branch*140
Approximately 0.2 mile downstream of U.S. Route 378 and 76*143
Mulberry BranchAt the confluence with Rocky Bluff Swamp*133
Approximately 150 feet downstream of Main Street*167
Mulberry BranchAt the confluence with Mulberry Branch*134
Tributary 1Approximately 1.3 miles upstream of the confluence with Mulberry Branch*143
Mush SwampApproximately 850 feet downstream of Loring Mill Pond Road*162
Approximately 50 feet upstream of Eagle Road*204
Nasty BranchAt the confluence with Cane Savannah Creek*128
Approximately 250 feet downstream of Bethel Church Road*175
Noyts BranchAt the confluence of Green Swamp*129
Approximately 350 feet upstream of Main Street*159
Pocalla CreekAt the confluence with Pocotaligo River*121
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Approximately 250 feet downstream of South Guignard Drive*168
Pudding SwampApproximately 300 feet downstream of Forge Road*103
Approximately 200 feet downstream of Trinity Road*125
Rocky BluffApproximately 0.8 mile upstream of the confluence of Mulberry Branch*134
Approximately 900 feet downstream of Westbury Mill Road*168
Shot Pouch BranchAt the confluence with Green Swamp*138
Approximately 450 feet downstream of Jefferson Road*176
Sooks BranchAt the confluence of Green Swamp*133
Approximately 75 feet upstream of Council Lane*157
#Depth in feet above ground
*National Geodetic Vertical Datum
+North American Vertical Datum
ADDRESSES:
City of Sumter:
Maps are available for inspection at 33 North Main Street, Sumter, SC 29150.
Send comments to The Honorable Joseph T. McElveen Jr., Mayor, City of Sumter, P.O. Box 1449, Sumter, SC 29151.
Unincorporated Areas of Sumter County:
Maps are available for inspection at 33 North Main Street, Sumter, SC 29150.
Send comments to Mr. William T. Noonan, Sumter County Administrator, 13 East Canal Street, Sumter, SC 29150.

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

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Dated: October 4, 2006.

David I. Maurstad,

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

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[FR Doc. E6-17262 Filed 10-16-06; 8:45 am]

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