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S. 2336

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 481

ELR Congressional Update

But Flooding is Different: Takings Liability for Flooding in the Era of Climate Change

ELR Article

With the increased risk of flooding due to climate change, potential liability from construction and maintenance of flood control measures is a major consideration governments must consider when planning and building them. This Article...

H.R. 8462

ELR Congressional Update

Alford v. United States

ELR Case

The Federal Circuit reversed a Court of Federal Claims ruling that the U.S. government was liable for flooding private properties when it raised the water level of a lake in Mississippi to prevent a nearby levee from breaching....

Downstream Addicks and Barker (Texas) Flood-Control Reservoirs

ELR Case

The Court of Federal Claims held that the U.S. government was not liable for the flooding of homes near two dams managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Houston during Hurricane Harvey. Property owners downstream of the dams...

Upstream Addicks and Barker (Texas) Flood-Control Reservoirs

ELR Case

The Court of Federal Claims held the U.S. government liable for the flooding of homes and businesses near two dams managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Houston during Hurricane Harvey. Property owners argued that the...

H. Res. 1087

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 6666

ELR Congressional Update
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