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Final Flood Elevation Determinations

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AGENCY:

Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

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:

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, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472 (202) 646-3151.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (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 of FEMA has resolved any appeals resulting from this notification. Start Printed Page 7352

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 final rule is categorically excluded from the requirements of 44 CFR part 10, Environmental Consideration. An environmental impact assessment has not 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 final rule involves no policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 13132.

Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform. This final 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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Flooding source(s)Location of referenced elevation*Elevation in feet (NGVD) +Elevation in feet (NAVD) # Depth in feet above ground ModifiedCommunities affected
Clark County, Illinois, and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA B-7472
East Mill Creek Reservoir+560Clark County (Unincorporated Areas).
Mill Creek LakeFrom Clarksville Road Bridge south to dam (Mill Creek Watershed Structure No. 1)+616Clark County (Unincorporated Areas).
Lincoln Trail State Park Lake+547Clark County (Unincorporated Areas).
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
ADDRESSES
Clark County, Illinois (Unincorporated Areas)
Maps are available for inspection at the Clark County Clerk's Office, Clark County Courthouse, 501 Archer Ave., Marshall, IL 62441.
Sangamon County Illinois and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA B-7470
Lake SpringfieldFrom Spaulding Dam south to Lindsey Bridge+561City of Springfield, Sangamon County (Unincorporated Areas).
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
ADDRESSES
City of Springfield
Maps are available for inspection at the Springfield-Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission, 200 South 9th Street, Room 212, Springfield, IL 62701.
Send comments to The Honorable Tim Davlin, Mayor, City of Springfield, 300 Municipal Center East, Springfield, IL 62701.
Unincorporated Areas of Sangamon County
Maps are available for inspection at the Springfield-Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission, 200 South 9th Street, Room 212, Springfield, IL 62701.
Walker County Alabama, and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-7468
Lost CreekApproximately 400 feet upstream of BSNF Railway+406Walker County (Unincorporated Areas).
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Approximately 2,500 feet downstream of South Pine Street+411
# Depth in feet above ground.
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ National American Vertical Datum.
ADDRESSES
Walker County (Unincorporated Areas)
Maps are available for inspection at Walker County Engineering Department, 1801 Third Avenue, Jasper, AL 35501.

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

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Dated: February 7, 2007.

David I. Maurstad,

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

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[FR Doc. E7-2631 Filed 2-14-07; 8:45 am]

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