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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 Branch, Mitigation Directorate, 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 Assistant Administrator of the Mitigation 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. 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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Start Printed Page 35959 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* Elevation in feet (NGVD) + Elevation in feet (NAVD) # Depth in feet above ground Modified
City of Sacramento, California
Docket No.: FEMA-B-7753
CaliforniaCity of SacramentoNatomas BasinArea West of Natomas East Main Drainage Canal* 33
Area North of American River* 33
Area East of Sacramento River* 33
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
ADDRESSES
City of Sacramento
Maps are available for inspection at Stormwater Management Program, 1395 35th Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95822.
Unincorporated Areas of Sacramento County, California
Docket No.: FEMA-B-7753
CaliforniaUnincorporated Areas of Sacramento CountyNatomas BasinArea West of Natomas East Main Drainage Canal* 33
Area North of American River* 33
Area East of Sacramento River* 33
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
ADDRESSES
Unincorporated Areas of Sacramento County
Maps are available for inspection at Municipal Services Agency, Department of Water Resources, 827 7th Street, Room 301, Sacramento, CA 95814.

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, “Flood Insurance.”)

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Dated: June 17, 2008.

David I. Maurstad,

Federal Insurance Administrator of the National Flood Insurance Program, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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[FR Doc. E8-14327 Filed 6-24-08; 8:45 am]

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