Joplin needs better building codes
December 04, 2013
by staffHere's a link to an AP article, "Joplin 2011 EF5 Tornado: New Study Reveals Better Building Codes Could Have Saved Lives." Interesting that the Joplin City Council opted to allow homeowners to voluntarily put in safety measures during reconstruction with the thought being that some or most people wouldn't be able to afford the extra safety measures. Now that the report has been made public will the council revise the code? Go here.