California, Oregon top list for at-risk levees

01/31/2007 | Oregonian (Portland), The

The Army Corps of Engineers has identified 14 Oregon levees that pose an unacceptable risk of failing during a major flood. Oregon is second, behind California, in a ranking of states with levees that pose high risks. California has 42 at-risk levees. FEMA could require property owners to purchase flood insurance if the levees do not provide proper protection from floods.

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