The Federal Flood Risk Management Standard, established by Obama in an executive order, required federally-funded infrastructure projects to "address current and future flood risk and ensure that projects funded with taxpayer dollars last as long as intended".
"And actually, infrastructure is something that I think we'll have bipartisan support on", Trump told reporters at Trump Tower in New York City on August 15 amid a barrage of questions about last weekend's violence in Charlottesville, Va.
Since the Carter Administration, federal agencies have been required to avoid building in floodplains, but until 2015, there was no requirement that agencies that couldn't - or wouldn't - avoid building in flood-prone areas take extra steps to make those buildings resilient.
"This is what we will bring it down to; this is less than two years", Trump said. But a Treasury Department report released earlier this year found that "a lack of public funding is by far the most common factor hindering completion" of major transportation and water infrastructure projects. It does not set a minimum dollar amount for project size. So each agency is accountable.
Nick Goldstein, American Road & Transportation Builders Association vice president for regulatory affairs, points to the two-year and 90-day timetables and the lead agency provision and says, "These are good themes in terms of reducing delay in project delivery". "This Executive Order is not fiscally conservative". Suh added, "Arbitrary decisions and artificial deadlines can lead to costly mistakes we'll all pay for down the line".
UN's Migration Agency Says Migrants Were Pushed From Boats
The journey through the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden is particularly unsafe during the current windy season in the Indian Ocean. The narrow waters between the Horn of Africa and Yemen have been a popular migration route despite Yemen's ongoing civil war.
"This is them basically telling you spin", said Fugate. "This is yet another outrageous example of Trump's insistence on putting corporate interests ahead of people's health and safety", said Alex Taurel, deputy legislative director with the League of Conservation Voters, a political advocacy group.
Barcelona equalised thanks to a Lionel Messi penalty after Keylor Navas was adjudged to have brought Luis Suarez down in the box. Ronaldo spent 24 minutes on the pitch after not starting the game at the Nou Camp but still had the biggest impact.
With Independence day falling on Tuesday, this film has good time in hand to attract audience to the cinemas. As per the early trends of the film, it is going to collect around 14 crores* on its 1st Saturday (Day 2).
Coomer was the person who talked with Bell that night about what Swift said happened then relayed the information to Call. Yesterday marked day four of the trial, and Swift took the stand for a cross examination from Mueller's lawyer.
Android 8.0 will bring also bring support for Bluetooth 5.0 technologies, which is now rumoured to hit HTC's U11 smartphones. This shows that Active Edge can be used on Google Pixel 2 to activate Google Assistant by squeezing the frame of the phone.
While its actions per minute aren't any better than that of an average flesh-and-bone player, the choices make a huge difference. Check out the gameplay the bot shows off - with players even saying that it plays in a very human-like manner.
Kylie made $10 million United States dollars in one day when she launched her birthday collection on August 1. The cosmetics line is expecting to see a 25% increase in sales this year, earning $386 million in 2017.
The Opposition and his critics, however, view it as a way to wield more authoritative power over the administration. Still, Venezuela is facing mounting pressure and threats of deepening sanctions from trade partners.
When the copper or copper alloys come into contact with food or liquid with a pH below 6, the copper can leach into it. For the uninitiated, a Moscow Mule has vodka, ginger beer, and lime, and thus is acidic, explains Live Science .
The government deployed more than 150,000 security personnel, including wildlife rangers, to protect 41,000 polling stations. Secretary of State John Kerry is among thousands of worldwide observers who have been monitoring the election process.
Recent church attacks on June 17 killed more than 50 people and sparked fears of a wider sectarian conflict in Nigeria. According to local officials, Boko Haram is a group that wants to implement Islamic Sharia Law in Nigeria.
At 5 a.m., the center of Tropical Depression No. 8 was located about 310 miles north-northeast of the southern Bahamas. With its current forecast track, the only impact to the United States will be some increased surf along the coast.
For Honor , Ubisoft's standalone hack and slash IP from earlier this year is getting a free-to-play event later this week. The timing of the trial version of For Honor lines up with the start of Season III that is set to begin on August 15.
Scaramucci Says Plotters Seeking to 'Eject' President Trump
Scaramucci is still a supporter of Trump's, saying that the president "can be a tough coach at times" but "this guy's a victor ". Breitbart has close ties with the alt-right movement, an ideology that can be associated with white nationalism.
28 killed, 80 injured after two trains collide in Egypt
The stationary train had just arrived from Port Said, a Mediterranean city on the northern tip of the Suez Canal, when it was hit. The train sped for miles, with flames engulfing one carriage after another, killing more than 370 people.
New Report Claims Usher Does Not Have Herpes
While we wait for that scenario to unfold, hopefully the new music he's working on with Jermaine Dupri ends up surfacing soon. The Internets quickly noted that she was herpes-free and soon word got out that it was a blatant money grab , allegedly.
The Dark Tower takes over number one spot in US
The Dark Tower may have been a box office disappointment, but Sony and MRC still seem to be moving ahead with the franchise. The less than $20 million opening is quite disappointing for a film that has spent years in production.
HBO hackers leak emails, demand payment
We immediately began investigating the incident and are working with law enforcement and outside cyber-security firms", it said. On Monday, the network said it did not believe its email system in its entirety had been compromised .
Cate Blanchett to Star in Lucille Ball Biopic
Cate recently appeared in the Dan Rather biopic Truth and her latest movie credits include roles within Cinderella and Carol . Deadline reported yesterday that Amazon Studios is developing a film called Lucy and Desi .
Jury Selection Begins In Taylor Swift Groping Trial
Once the meet-and-greet was over, she says she alerted her mother as well as others on her team about what had allegedly happened. Mueller was sacked in June 2013 after Swift claimed he put his hand under her skirt while taking a photo with her backstage.