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One recent event in the long process of the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) process of pushing the I-30 Crossing project on Little Rock keeps bothering me. From the web In response to an Arkansas Blog item on the flooding in Houston: Problem is many of these flood-prone homes are built by contractors who are able to bend regulations to build in flood plains. People love to buy home near water for many reasons. Houston is a great example of a city that has seen many episodes of damaging flooding over the years ... yet they keep rebuilding (or building new) homes in a flood plain. Houston's population equals that of the whole state of Arkansas. The flooding right now is affecting a total area that would take up 2/3...

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