Opponent-funded report finds Ellicott City demolition unnecessary

Howard County's plan to reduce flooding in Ellicott City involving demolition of historic properties needs more analysis, according to a third-party review. Engineering firm Simpson Gumpertz & Heger reviewed the county's five-year flood mitigation plan, an engineering study and alternate recommendations made by Preservation Maryland. The firm found the county's mitigation plan has not been "fully ...

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