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The following digital library section contains great introductory information and general resources for the Section 106 Process.
  1. Guidance Document
  2. Guidance Document
    Section 800.4(b)(1) of the Section 106 regulations states that federal agency officials shall make a “reasonable and good faith effort” to identify historic properties.This guidance was developed to assist federal agencies and consulting parties in determining what constitutes a reasonable and good faith identification effort. 
  3. Guidance Document
  4. Publication
    Las reglamentaciones dictadas por el ACHP describen el proceso de revisión según la Sección 106 y especifican las acciones que las agencias federales deben tomar para cumplir con sus obligaciones legales.
  5. Publication
    Advisory Council on Historic Preservation The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) is an independent federal agency with the primary mission to encourage historic preservation in the government and across the nation.

Section 106

Section 106 Review must take place in conjunction with National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) Reviews. There are other environmental considerations throughout the review process.
  1. Guidance Document
    Section 800.4(b)(1) of the Section 106 regulations states that federal agency officials shall make a “reasonable and good faith effort” to identify historic properties.This guidance was developed to assist federal agencies and consulting parties in determining what constitutes a reasonable and good faith identification effort. 
  2. Publication
    By law, members of the public have a voice when federal actions may affect properties that qualify for the National Register of Historic Places, the nation's official list of historic properties. Protecting Historic Properties: A Citizen's Guide to Section 106 Review is designed to help citizens make their voices heard.
  3. Publication
    Las reglamentaciones dictadas por el ACHP describen el proceso de revisión según la Sección 106 y especifican las acciones que las agencias federales deben tomar para cumplir con sus obligaciones legales.
  4. Public Resources
     
  5. Regulation
    Section 106 Regulations Text "Protection of Historic Properties" (36 CFR Part 800) Incorporates amendments effective Aug. 5, 2004.

Indian Tribes & Native Hawaiians

Section 106 Review must take place in conjunction with National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) Reviews. There are other environmental considerations throughout the review process.
  1. Publication
    The Office of Native American Affairs (ONAA) works with federal agencies, Indian tribes, and Native Hawaiian organizations to address critical consultation issues.
  2. Public Resources
    The 1992 amendments to the National Historic Preservation Act recognized and expanded the role of Indian tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations in the national preservation program. In response to these changes, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) revised its regulations to clarify their role in the Section 106 process.
  3. Report
    The 2010 Tribal Consultation Report the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) submitted on the status of actions since the ACHP submitted its E.O. 13175 consultation plan to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on February 3, 2010.
  4. Policy Document
    The ACHP seeks to promote an approach to resource management and conflict resolution on Federally owned public lands that achieves balance between natural and cultural values. ACHP affirms the importance of responsible Federal stewardship of historic properties located within natural areas.
  5. Report
    The 2011 Tribal Consultation Report the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) submitted on the status of actions since the ACHP submitted its E.O. 13175 consultation plan to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on July 22, 2011.

Energy and Transmission

Archaeology

Section 106 Review must take place in conjunction with National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) Reviews. There are other environmental considerations throughout the review process.
  1. Guidance Document
    This guidance is designed to assist federal agencies in making management decisions about archaeological resources in completing the Section 106 review process.
  2. Public Resources
    In accordance with Secs. 800.5 and 800.6 of its revised regulations (36 CFR part 800, "Protection of Historic Properties," published [May 18, 1999]) implementing Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation is publishing a recommended approach for consultation by Federal agencies, State Historic Preservation Officers, Tribal Historic Preservation Officers, and others on the effects of Federal, federally assisted, and federally licensed or -permitted undertakings on archeological sites. ACHP has determined that issuance of this guidance is consistent with ACHP's revised regulations. The full text of the guidance is reproduced under the Supplementary Information section of this notice.