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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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).
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