Who Should Pay For Flood Control?

The Sacramento Bee comes out against AB1147, which would require local California communities to pay a higher share for flood-control projects.

September 13, 2000, 12:00 PM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight


"Shifting the burden of flood-control projects to local agencies could backfire on the state if cash-strapped local governments can't come up with the money. Building better flood protection not only helps a local community, it helps the entire state avoid the prospect of paying the enormous cleanup costs from flooding that could have been prevented."

Thanks to Chris Steins

Wednesday, September 13, 2000 in The Sacramento Bee

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