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Chairman Nau Testifies on the National Historic Preservation Act

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ACHP members testify before the ACHP Chairman John L. Nau (right) testified on the National Historic Preservation Act at the April 21 oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on National Parks. Also testifying were Janet Matthews, Associate Director of Cultural Resources, National Park Service (center), and Emily Wadhams, Vice President for Public Policy, National Trust for Historic Preservation (left). (Staff photo)

Washington, DC—ACHP Chairman John L. Nau, III, testified April 21, 2005, at an oversight hearing before the House Subcommittee on National Parks regarding the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA).

Nau's testimony responded to the proposed reauthorization of the ACHP and the Historic Preservation Fund. His testimony also addressed a recently circulated committee discussion draft that proposes amendments to NHPA.

The testimony and the committee discussion draft are provided below.

ACHP testimony (in PDF)

Committee discussion draft (in PDF)

About the ACHP

The ACHP, an independent Federal agency, promotes the preservation, enhancement, and productive use of the Nation's historic resources and advises the President and Congress on national historic preservation policy. It also provides a forum for influencing Federal activities, programs, and policies that impact historic properties. In addition, the ACHP has a key role in carrying out the Administration's Preserve America program.

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Updated April 25, 2005

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