Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer introduce a bill to improve Natomas Basin levees

feinstein-official7-med Boxer-Official-C_1The Natomas Basin Flood Protection Improvements Act of 2013—the companion bill to Rep. Doris Matsui’s H.R. 135—authorizes essential levee improvements in Natomas, including $921.2 million in federal contributions. The improvements protect residents between the American and Sacramento rivers where the Corps of Engineers estimates the risk of levee failure at 1 in 3, with damages from a single flood totaling as much as $7 billion.
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