WASHINGTON, D.C.– Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Vice Chairman Rick Gonzalez today sent a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack with the ACHP’s final comments and recommendations regarding the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Tonto National Forest’s (TNF) Section 106 review for the proposed Resolution Copper Project and Southeast Arizona Land Exchange. Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act requires federal agencies to take into account the effects of their undertakings on historic properties and provide the ACHP a reasonable opportunity to comment.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) today informed the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) it will avail itself of the 45-day time limit to issue comments to the Secretary of Agriculture as part of the termination process for the Section 106 review of the Resolution Copper Project and Southeast Arizona Land Exchange, Tonto National Forest (TNF) in Arizona. Earlier this week, USFS announced it would rescind the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and draft Record of Decision (ROD), placing the land transfer on hold.
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
WASHINGTON, D.C.– Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Chairman Milford Wayne Donaldson today sent a letter to Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer with the ACHP’s final comments regarding the Navy’s proposed increase of Growler aircraft at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in Washington.