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 So in original. The period probably should be a comma.
Amendments

1992—Par. (2). Pub. L. 102–587 made technical amendment to directory language of Pub. L. 101–508, § 6203(b)(1). See 1990 Amendment note below.

1990—Par. (2). Pub. L. 101–508, § 6203(b)(1), as amended by Pub. L. 102–587, substituted “as well as the needs for compatible” for “as well as to needs for”.

Par. (2)(B). Pub. L. 101–508, § 6203(b)(2), substituted “likely to be affected by or vulnerable to sea level rise, land subsidence,” for “of subsidence”.

Par. (2)(C) to (J). Pub. L. 101–508, § 6203(b)(3), redesignated subpars. (C) to (I) as (D) to (J), respectively, and added subpar. (C).

Par. (2)(K). Pub. L. 101–508, § 6203(b)(4), added subpar. (K).

Par. (3). Pub. L. 101–508, § 6203(b)(5), inserted “including those areas likely to be affected by land subsidence, sea level rise, or fluctuating water levels of the Great Lakes,” after “hazardous areas,”.

Pars. (5), (6). Pub. L. 101–508, § 6203(b)(6), added pars. (5) and (6).

1980—Pub. L. 96–464, in amending section generally, expanded declaration of policy to provide for higher level of protection for significant natural coastal resources and inserted provisions for special area management planning to increase predict­ability for necessary coastal-dependent economic growth, improve hazard mitigation, and improve predictability in government decisionmaking.