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Archives of Prominent Section 106 Cases:
October 1999


Criteria for

California: Marine Corps Air Station (Tustin)

California: U.S. Courthouse (San Diego)

California: Gold Mine (Imperial County)

California: Geothermal Developments (Modoc
& Klamath National Forests)

Florida: Rowland Subdivision (Okeechobee)

Kansas: South
Lawrence Trafficway

Louisiana: Industrial Canal Lock (New Orleans)

Minnesota-Wisconsin: Stillwater Lift Bridge

New Jersey: Congress Hall Hotel (Cape May)

Ohio: Cleveland Bulk Terminal

Pennsylvania: Philadelphia Naval Hospital

Texas: USS Cabot/ Dedalo (Brownsville)

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Archive of Prominent Section 106 Cases:
October 1999

Application of the Council's
Criteria for Involvement

Under the Councilís new regulations, the Council may enter the Section 106 process when it determines that its involvement is necessary to ensure that the purposes of Section 106 and the National Historic Preservation Act are met. Its decision to do so must be guided by specific criteria that are set forth in Appendix A of the regulations. The Council is likely to enter the Section 106 process when an undertaking:
  • has substantial impacts on important historic properties
    (Criterion 1);
  • presents important questions of policy or interpretation
    (Criterion 2);
  • has the potential for presenting procedural problems
    (Criterion 3); and/or
  • presents issues of concern to Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations (Criterion 4).

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