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    By law, members of the public have a voice when federal actions will 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. The guide covers information including the following:
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    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.
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    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.
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    The Office of Native American Affairs (ONAA) works with federal agencies, Indian tribes, and Native Hawaiian organizations to address critical consultation issues.
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      Executive Summary This is the first triennial report to the President—required under Executive Order (EO) No. 13287, “Preserve America”—addressing the state of the Federal Government’s historic properties and their contribution to local economic development.
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    Preface During the last two years, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation has been studying how the Federal Government could do a better job of preserving the historic resources that it controls, and how it could implement sound policies for their stewardship as we enter the next century. This special report presents the results of this study.
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    Executive Summary The National Historic Preservation Act directs the Federal Government to administer federally owned, administered, and controlled historic resources in a spirit of stewardship. Executive Order 13287, issued in 2003 as part of the Administration’s Preserve America initiative, reaffirms this mandate. Section 4(e) of the order requires that the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation make recommendations to the President and Federal agencies on further stimulating initiative, creativity, and efficiency in the Federal stewardship of historic properties.
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    Chairman's Message America's past is alive and is all around us. It affects our present lives, and it influences the course of the future. But honoring and appreciating the past does not mean immersing ourselves in it, much less freezing it as a series of static or interactive museum displays. We live very much in the present and build for the future, but we know that yesterday can enrich modern lives, as it gives us a better sense of where we came from and where we are going.
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    Executive Summary Since 2006, Preserve America Grants to states, tribes, and local governments have been funded at $5 - $7.3 million annually. The competitive grants, ranging from $20,000 to $250,000 with a required one-to-one match, support planning, development, implementation, or enhancement of innovative activities and programs in heritage tourism.
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    Executive Summary In conjunction with its regular quarterly meeting, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) hosted a summit meeting of Federal agencies November 14, 2002, to discuss cultural heritage tourism. Many Federal agencies are already supporting heritage tourism in various ways through their missions and programs. This meeting provided an opportunity for comparing notes on these activities, and to begin discussing ways to improve the coordination and consistency of such efforts.