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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For more information, see The National Historic Preservation Act Has Moved!, ADVISORY COUNCIL ON HISTORIC PRESERVATION (Jan.
To find out the views of city officials and others on these questions, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation has set up an online forum where people can share their views.
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).
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