Great Rivers Habitat Alliance v. Federal Emergency Management Agency

ELR Citation: ELR 20212
No(s). 09-3183 (8th Cir. Aug 12, 2010)

The Eighth Circuit upheld a lower court decision dismissing on jurisdictional grounds environmental groups' claims that FEMA's approval of a levee violated the National Flood Insurance Act (NFIA) and the APA. In essence, the groups were challenging FEMA's flood elevation determination. Accordingly, ...