Alluvial Amnesia: How Officials Imperil Communities by Downplaying Flood Risks


Publication Date: January 2002

Publisher: Center for Governmental Studies

Author(s): Emmett Berg

Research Area: Government

Keywords: Development

Type: Report

Coverage: California

Abstract:

Report of the Foothills Project on how officials ignored the flood safety warnings of state emergency managers in order to speed approval for the construction of a $48 million high school in Rancho Cucamonga.