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O’Malley Issues Order for Flood Control Preparations

December 30th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

Governor O’Malley issued an Executive Order aimed at minimizing future flood damage. According to WBAL News, the Climate Change and Coast Smart Construction Executive Order will direct how Maryland will build its structures that may be vulnerable to flooding. The Governor's Office says every state agency will have to weigh the risk of flooding when designing new projects. Additionally, state officials will need to update guidelines for both new and rebuilt state structures.

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