From USA Today – One-fourth of the United States’ “critical” infrastructure is at risk of flooding, a report released Monday warns. The report pinpoints the nation’s flood risk to critical infrastructure, such as utilities, airports, ports and emergency services such as police, fire and hospitals. That’s in addition to residential properties, commercial properties, streets and local roads and social infrastructure such as schools and government buildings. “Our work aims to determine the amount of flooding that would render infrastructure either inoperable or inaccessible,” said Jeremy Porter of the First Street Foundation, which prepared the report. (more)