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FEMA Rolls Out Simplified Seismic Design Guidance


The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently introduced new, simplified provisions for seismic building design. FEMA’s National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program unveiled its FEMA P-1091 Recommended Simplified Provisions for Seismic Design Category B Buildings to help communities adopt and enforce building codes and design standards for protection of buildings from earthquakes and to help design engineers fully comply with code requirements. Click here for more information.

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