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Commentary: Stronger buildings needed as disasters get worse

From TMS Sustainability E-News
May 15, 2019

Any infrastructure bill that emerges in Congress should include requirements for new and renovated structures to comply with modern building codes, write International Code Council board President William Bryant and former Federal Emergency Management Agency Directors R. David Paulison and James Lee Witt. Adherence to modern codes helped mitigate damage from an earthquake in Alaska and Hurricane Michael in Florida, both within the past year, they write