Biological Opinion on the Implementation of the National Flood Insurance Program in the State of Oregon
Endangered Species Act Section 7(a)(2) Biological Opinion - NMFS Consultation Number: NWR-2011-3197
FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program in Oregon: The National Flood Insurance Program administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) influences development in floodplains. In the Oregon FEMA Biological Opinion (issued in 2016, with Clarification & Errata issued in 2017), NOAA Fisheries examined the impacts of this development on native salmon and steelhead protected by the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
- Overview: Oregon FEMA Biological Opinion
- Key details: RPA for floodplain protection
- Technical Guidance: RPA for floodplain protection
- FAQs: Oregon FEMA Biological Opinion