Comprehensively revising the CBRS maps will enhance coastal resiliency and sustainability following Hurricane Sandy by improving compliance with the CBRA
through more reliable maps and data, and by adding other qualifying vulnerable coastal areas to the CBRS.
To prevent further damage, the CBRA
requires the mapping of coastal
Besides enacting and amending CBRA
, legislators have made numerous other policy modifications that deal with problems of the initial NFIP.
Even as Katrina came ashore in late August there were--and are--four more bills in the House and Senate to restore federal real-estate subsidies to over 50,000 acres of high-risk CBRA
lands and waters in Georgia, on the Florida panhandle and in Texas just north of Los Padres National Seashore.
The subsequent formation of CBRA
renewed volunteer energy on behalf of biosphere reserves with a strong emphasis on community-based initiatives.
In 1998 and 1999, principal staff working on CBRA
came from the Judiciary Committee in both the House and the Senate, although the Banking Committee in the House retained control over the credit card provisions in the legislation for that chamber.
This indicates that this characteristic was affected by the WCS, since these values were below the average of 3 points, cited by CBRA
(1998) as a desirable standard to select animals for breeding.
Simon Hodges, CBRE; Michael Gambino, Cushman & Wakefield and Daniel Bonder, CBRA
Preliminary analysis, however, revealed that only one percent of properties were inside a CBRA
area, and among these, a substantial number had been grandfathered into the NFIP.
It doesn't prevent property owners from developing CBRA
land, but few have chosen to do so without these federal props.
The Coastal Barriers Improvement Act of 1990 (PL 101-591) further strengthened CBRA
As the executive secretary of the CBRA
, and a long time biosphere reserve advocate Jim Birtch (pers.