Metairie, La., March 20, 2013 -- About 50 stakeholders - agents, lenders, builders attending a briefing on proposed flood maps for Jefferson parish. Jacqueline Chandler/FEMA According to Public Law 113-89, section 22 (Homeowners Flood Insurance Act of 2014) fee exemptions for Flood Insurance Rate Map changes will now include "habitat restoration" projects as [...]
On July 1, 2014 the new state stormwater regulations went into effect. Ecosystem Services staff is here to help under-staffed localities with plan review and inspection services. Training & Certification for stormwater management and erosion control can be found on the DEQ website.