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America’s summer of floods: What cities can learn from today’s climate crises to prepare for tomorrow’s-
The recent floods provide case studies that can help cities everywhere manage the increasing risk.00
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National Guard to help with northeastern Minnesota flooding-
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday activated the National Guard to help control record flooding in areas of northeastern Minnesota.
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Lower Rates: New flood risk assessment will reduce insurance rates in the Great Lakes region-
Michigan in particular will see a drop in flood-related insurance premiums. But overall, every Great Lakes state will have a larger percentage of residents receiving immediate rate decreases than the national average of 23%.
Should taxpayers foot the bill for restoring the Midland dams?-
A group of Michigan legislators has introduced a bill package that would use public funds to rebuild the Sanford and Edenville dams and repair two upstream dams that were damaged in the floods, while enacting regulatory reforms designed to hold private dam owners accountable for maintaining their property.