FEMA pressed to redo flood plain maps in NY
By Denise Jewell Gee and Thomas J. Prohaska
WHEATFIELD, NY — Sen. Charles E. Schumer urged the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Monday to take a new look at flood plain maps that would add 387 new properties in Wheatfield to flood hazard zones.
Meanwhile, Town of Lockport officials urged homeowners affected by the maps to contact Town Hall, if they haven't already, so their properties can be surveyed in an effort to overturn FEMA's measurements.
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