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On April 3, 2020, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation issued a blanket extension regarding the review under 36 CFR 800.12 of undertakings responding to COVID-19 emergency and disaster declarations. Two extensions were issued, the second of which was set to expire on September 30, 2020. Considering the likelihood of such declarations remaining in place into the foreseeable near future, and the ongoing need for federal agency responses to them, that extension is now set to expire on December 31, 2020.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (WHI) today recognized the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) for its efforts to connect HBCU architecture students to the field of historic preservation through the Preservation in Practice program.

During the final day of the HBCU Week Virtual Conference, the WHI premiered the ACHP’s video about Preservation in Practice.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Chairman Aimee Jorjani today welcomed new Expert Member Kristopher B. King of South Carolina, swearing him in to a term ending in June 2024. President Donald J. Trump appointed King to the ACHP.

WASHINGTON, DC — Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Chairman Aimee Jorjani today announced the issuance of a Program Comment that provides the Department of the Army with an alternate way to comply with its responsibilities under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). This Program Comment specifically addresses the Army’s inventory of housing, associated buildings and structures, and landscape features constructed on Army installations nationwide during the Inter-War period from 1919-1940.

The Program Comment went into effect on September 4, 2020, after ACHP members voted in favor of its issuance.

The ACHP has provided requested comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission following its recent termination of consultation regarding the Pearl Hill Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project in Douglas County, Washington State. In a letter to FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee, the ACHP recommended FERC deny approval of the project due to its unavoidable adverse