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Citizens group warns of expanded flood zone – skyrocketing flood insurance rates

By on Jul 24, 2013 in Uncategorized |

July 23, 2013 Marshfield Citizen’s Coastal Coalition getting out the word that changes in the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) flood maps could impact everyone in current flood zones that carry flood insurance and even those that don’t – but who could now be included in the new expanded flood zone maps. Coalition chair Joe Rossi said, “There are major...

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New Flood Maps in Massachusetts

By on Jul 17, 2013 in Uncategorized |

New Flood Insurance Rate Maps for Hampden County become effective on July 16, 2013 Massachusetts USA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been working with county and municipal governments over the last several years to incorporate the best available data into new flood maps. These updated maps are more precise than older maps because better flood...

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