Advisory Council on Historic Preservation


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Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

An independent agency that reviews proposed federal projects affecting properties listed in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, or determined eligible for listing; provides suggestions for ensuring their preservation; and assists other federal agencies by reviewing Environmental Impact Statements. Also advises the president and congress on preservation matters.
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The NHPA also established a federal agency, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and gave it legal authority to 'comment' on proposed federal actions that might affect cultural resources.
Presenting the awards is the Chairman of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and a serious history buff himself, John Nau, and he'll be joined in the presentations by the Secretary of Interior, Dirk Kempthorne.
The federal Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) has today recommended that Secretary Salazar deny or relocate the proposed Cape Wind project because its effects would be 'pervasive, destructive, and, in the instance of seabed construction, permanent.
The law also required that federal agencies evaluate the impact on affected historical properties from subsequent planning proposals This requirement, known as "Section 106" for its location in the original law, opens federal plans to comment and review by stakeholders through the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP).
The recipients are chosen through a national competition administered by the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation in partnership with the U.
Footsteps in History is sponsored by the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission and the Massachusetts Historical Commission with grant funding from the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.
Facade easements are an important tool in assuring that their subsequent owners preserve the charm and character of our irreplaceable historic buildings," says Commissioner Bernadette Castro, New York State Historic Preservation Officer and Vice Chairman of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.
April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- With an official letter of support signed by the Governors of Virginia, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Maryland, in addition to support from the President's Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and editorials of support being published by community newspapers along the historic corridor, support continues to grow significantly for the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area Act which would create the Nation's 38th National Heritage Area and, by far, its most historic.
Secretaries of Agriculture, Commerce, the Interior and Defense, as well as the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Chair of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and the Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality.
Preserve America is a White House initiative launched in cooperation with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.
BUSH: Thank you, John, thank you for your nice remarks and the great work you're doing as Chairman of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.
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