Stream restoration may prevent flooding, West Virginia officials say

04/25/2007 | Insurance Journal

Stream restoration projects might prevent destruction caused by flooding in West Virginia, state officials say. However, they note that federal regulations covering how debris and blockage can be removed may slow the process. "The hardest thing for us to do is get into a stream and clean up debris after a flood," Logan County Commission President Art Kirkendoll said. "The feds are going to have to figure out a way for counties and states to get into their own streams."

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