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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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.
FHWA developed the program comment approach in coordination with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.
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.
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.
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.
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