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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 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 Mitigation Division Director of FEMA 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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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
Town of North Canaan, Connecticut
Docket No.: FEMA-B-7472
ConnecticutTown of North CanaanBlackberry RiverApproximately 700 feet downstream of Route 44+656
Approximately 1,050 feet upstream of Route 7+672
# Depth in feet above ground.
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
ADDRESSES
Maps are available for inspection at Town Hall, 100 Pease Street, Canaan, Connecticut 06018.
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StateCity/town/countySource of floodingLocation* Elevation in feet (NGVD) +Elevation in feet (NAVD) # Depth in feet above ground Modified
Town of Van Buren, Maine
Docket No.: FEMA-B-7708
MaineTown of Van BurenViolette BrookAt confluence of Violette Stream+468
Just upstream of Castonguay Road+530
Approximately 2,500 feet upstream of private road at the Corporate Limits+608
MaineTown of Van BurenViolette StreamAt Bangor and Aroostook Railroad+451
At confluence of Violette Brook+468
Approximately 1,000 feet upstream of Champlain Street+483
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
ADDRESSES
Town of Van Buren
Maps are available for inspection at 51 Main Street, Suite 101, Van Buren, ME 04785.
Flooding source(s)Location of referenced elevation* Elevation in feet (NGVD) + Elevation in feet (NAVD) # Depth in feet above ground ModifiedCommunities affected
Village of Cambridge, New York
Docket No.: FEMA-B-7711
Cambridge CreekConfluence with Owl Kill+477Village of Cambridge.
Approximately 3,000 feet upstream of State Route 372+508
Owl KillApproximately 850 feet upstream of County Route 71+466Village of Cambridge.
Approximately 1,000 feet upstream of N. Park Street+493
White CreekCorporate limits of Village of Cambridge+493Village of Cambridge.
Approximately 150 feet downstream of corporate limits of Village of Cambridge+523
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
ADDRESSES
Village of Cambridge
Maps are available for inspection at 23 West Main Street, Cambridge, NY 12819.
Grand County, Colorado and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-7705
Fraser RiverApproximately 1,700 ft upstream of the intersection with State Highway 8+8550Town of Fraser, Grand County, (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 2,445 ft downstream of the confluence with Leland Creek+8628
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
ADDRESSES
Town of Fraser
Maps are available for inspection at 153 Fraser Avenue, Fraser, CO 80442.
Grand County (Unincorporated Areas)
Maps are available for inspection at 308 Byers Avenue, Hot Sulphur Springs, CO 80451.
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Edwards County, Kansas and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-7705
Arkansas RiverAt U.S. Highway 50+2160Edwards County
Approximately 2 miles upstream of Old U.S. Highway 183+2187(Unincorporated Areas).
Big Coon CreekAt U.S. Highway 50+2164Edwards County (Unincorporated Areas), City of Kinsley.
At Colony Avenue+2172
Approximately 1 mile upstream of Winchester Avenue+2179
Little Coon CreekAt Winchester Avenue+2169Edwards County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 2 miles upstream of County Road 13+2183
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
ADDRESSES
Edwards County (Unincorporated Areas)
Maps are available for inspection at the County Clerk's Office, 312 Massachusetts Avenue, Kinsley, KS 67547.
City of Kinsley
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 721 Marsh, Kinsley, KS 67547.
Dodge County, Nebraska and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-7705
Platte River (levee failure)At Downing Street, south of Union Pacific Railroad+1188City of Fremont, City of Inglewood, City of North Bend, Unincorporated Areas of Dodge County.
At U.S. Highway 77+1197
Approximately 1 mile downstream of State Highway 79+1268 1279
South of U.S. Highway 30 at County Road 5+1287
Platte River (levee)Approximately 1/2 mile downstream of Burlington Northern Railroad+1195City of Fremont, City of Inglewood, City of North Bend, Dodge County (Unincorporated Areas).
At U.S. Highway 77+1201
At County Road 19, south of Union Pacific Railroad+1216
Approximately 1 mile downstream of State Highway 79+1272
Approximately 1 mile upstream of State Highway 79+1285
South of Union Pacific Railroad, just upstream of County Road 3+1300
Platte River OverflowJust north of 23rd Street, west of Burlington Northern Railroad#2City of Fremont, City of Inglewood, City of North Bend, Dodge County (Unincorporated Areas).
At the intersection of County Road 5 and County Road S#2
Between U.S. Highway 275 and Old Highway 8#2
East of Burlington Northern Railroad and north of U.S. Highway 30/Highway 275#2
Between U.S. Highway 30 and Burlington Northern Railroad, north of Rawhide Creek#2
U.S. Highway 77, north of U.S. Highway 30/Highway 275+1197
At County Road 19, north of U.S. Highway 30+1212
At the intersection of County Road 17 and County Road T+1222
At County Road 11, north of U.S. Highway 30+1255
At Cottonwood Street, north of U.S. Highway 30+1276
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
ADDRESSES
City of Inglewood
Maps are available for inspection at the Inglewood Village Office, 445 Boulevard Street, Fremont, NE 68025.
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City of North Bend
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, North Bend, NE 68649.
Dodge County (Unincorporated Areas)
Maps are available for inspection at Dodge County Zoning Office, 435 N. Park, Fremont, NE 68025.
Cooke County, Texas and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-7705
Indian Creek East Lower ReachAt confluence with Lake Ray Roberts+645Cooke County (Unincorporated Areas).
At Lake Kiowa Dam+705
Indian Creek East Tributary 1At the confluence with Indian Creek East+645Cooke County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 1,000 feet upstream+693
Indian Creek East Tributary 2At the confluence with Indian Creek East Lower Reach+663Cook County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 1,000 feet downstream from FM Road 3496+724
Indian Creek Upper ReachAt confluence with Lake Kiowa+705Cooke County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 2500 feet upstream from confluence with Lake Kiowa+718
Lake KiowaLake Kiowa+705Cooke County (Unincorporated Areas).
Lake Ray RobertsLake Ray Roberts+645Cooke County. (Unincorporated Areas).
Pecan Creek NorthApproximately 4,000 feet downstream from FM Road 2071+703Cooke County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 2,000 feet upstream from I-35+783
Pecan Creek SouthAt the Confluence with Lake Ray Roberts+645City of Valley View, Cooke County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 750 feet upstream from FM Road 922+712
Pecan Creet South Tributary 1At the Confluence with Pecan Creek South+646Cooke County (Unincorporated Areas).
At intersection with FM Road 922+687
Persimmon CreekAt confluence with Elm Fork Trinity River+645Cooke County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 2,000 feet upstream from North Shore Drive+700
Persimmon Creek Tributary 1At confluence with Persimmon Creek (Pioneer Valley Lake)+664Cooke County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 2,000 feet upstream from confluence with Persimmon Creek (Pioneer Valley Lake)+689
Persimmon Creek Tributary 2Confluence with Persimmon Creek (Pioneer Valley Lake)+664Cooke County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 1,500 feet upstream from confluence with Persimmon Creek (Pioneer Valley Lake)+667
Persimmon Creek Tributary 3At confluence with Persimmon Creek+678Cooke County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 1,500 feet upstream from the confluence with Persimmon Creek+697
Pond CreekApproximately 1,000 feet downstream from confluence with Pond Creek Tributary 2 (County Border)+646Cooke County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 1,000 feet downstream from Rail Road (County Border)+674
Pond Creek Tributary 1At the confluence with Pond Creek+646Cooke County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 1,200 feet upstream from I-35+705
Pond Creek Tributary 2At the confluence with Pond Creek Tributary+675Cooke County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 1,000 feet upsteam from I-35+702
Tributary Kiowa 1Confluence with Lake Kiowa+705Cooke County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 1,200 feet upstream from confluence with Lake Kiowa+713
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Tributary KiowaAt confluence with Lake Kiowa+705Cooke County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 2,500 feet upstream from confluence with Lake Kiowa+723
Wolf CreekAt the confluence with Lake Ray Roberts+645Cooke County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 1,000 feet upstream from FM 295+746Wolf Creek Tributary 1
Approximately 2,700 feet upstream from confluence with Wolf Creek+709
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
ADDRESSES
City of Valley View
Maps are available for inspection at 100 South Dixon, Gainesville, TX 76240.
Cooke County (Unincorporated Areas)
Maps are available for inspection at 100 South Dixon, Gainesville, TX 76240.

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

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Dated: June 29, 2009.

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. E9-16519 Filed 7-10-09; 8:45 am]

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