[Pub. L. 116–260] substituted “, with a view toward formulating the most economically, socially, and environmentally acceptable means of reducing or preventing flood damage, including—” and pars. (1) to (5) for “including, but not limited to, floodproofing of structures; flood plain regulation; acquisition of flood plain lands for recreational, fish and wildlife, and other public purposes; and relocation with a view toward formulating the most economically, socially, and environmentally acceptable means of reducing or preventing flood damages.”
Nonstructural Flood Control Policy
[Pub. L. 104–303, title II, § 202(d)], Oct. 12, 1996, [110 Stat. 3675], provided that:
The Secretary shall conduct a review of policies, procedures, and techniques relating to the evaluation and development of flood control measures with a view toward identifying impediments that may exist to justifying nonstructural flood control measures as alternatives to structural measures.
Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct. 12, 1996], the Secretary shall transmit to Congress a report on the findings of the review conducted under this subsection, together with any recommendations for modifying existing law to remove any impediments identified under such review.”