Broadband Infrastructure and Section 106 Review

The ACHP has long supported the development of program improvements and efficiencies in carrying out Section 106 reviews when federally permitted, assisted, or licensed broadband projects are planned.

Program Comment to Avoid Duplicative Reviews for Wireless Communications Facilities Construction and Modification

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation has amended the referenced Program Comment which avoids duplicate reviews under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act regarding telecommunications projects that undergo Section 106 review by the Federal Communications Commission under existing Nationwide Programmatic Agreements. Amendments in 2015 extended the duration of the Program Comment, added agencies that can use the Program Comment, and provided for a monitoring system.

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