Three proposed neighborhoods in high-risk flood zones set to get go-ahead

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Cries for stricter building regulations have been growing since the August 2016 flood swamped Prairieville and large swaths of Ascension and Livingston parishes. (The Associated Press)

While Baton Rouge officials profess to be increasingly focused on addressing the parish’s worsening flooding and drainage problems, the Planning Commission tonight is scheduled to consider three new residential developments in high-risk flood zones.

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