Water and River Resources

Blaine’s Bulletin: The Water Resources Development Act

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Surrounded by more miles of shoreline than the entire state of California – over 1,100 – Missouri’s Third District is home to beautiful views, an abundance of activities for water lovers, and critical water resources for not just our state but the entire nation. Along with great opportunities for Missourians, these many miles of shoreline also come with their challenges making our district no stra...

Multiple Third District Priorities Included in 2020 WRDA

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) released the following statement regarding Congressional passage of the 2020 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) which includes several Third District priorities. "Every two years, Congress is tasked with ensuring America’s water resource infrastructure capabilities are maximized to benefit the communities they serve. With the Mis...

Luetkemeyer on Passage of the Water Resources Development Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) released the following statement regarding House passage of the 2020 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) which included several Mid-Missouri priorities. “As the Representative of an area that is home to thousands of miles of shoreline, it is always important to me that Third District priorities are included in WRDA to ensure our i...

Luetkemeyer Introduces Legislation to Require FEMA to Ensure Flood Insurance Costs are Determined More Fairly

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On Friday, U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) introduced legislation that would require the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to look at properties on an individual basis and incorporate a structure’s actual replacement cost in National Flood Insurance Program policies.

Luetkemeyer Leads Letter Urging Consideration of Public Input for Missouri River Management Plan

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U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03), along with Senators Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill, the Missouri delegation and other Members of Congress, sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding the Missouri River Recovery Management Plan. The letter requests that the Corps extend the public comment period to at least 120 days.