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Action Alert: National Environmental Policy Act Regulations Under Review

Editor's Note : With the closure of this comment period, the National Trust submitted the following letter on the proposed CEQ Regulations. The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) recently published an advance notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register, requesting...

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With Heritage Still So Rich: A Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act

A special National Park Service Supplement to Preservation News (a National Trust publication) published in 1986. #ForumJournal #JournalEnhancedContent #NEPA #Legal

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The Legal Landscape of the Dakota Access Pipeline in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe vs. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (October 25, 2016 | Forum Webinar)

Explore the challenges raised by the Standing Rock Sioux, Cheyenne River Sioux and Yankton Sioux in their lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for permitting the Dakota Access Pipeline. The tribes contend that the Army Corps failed to comply with federal environmental laws including...


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Resource Documents: Dakota Access Pipeline Webinar

This is a packet of resource documents to accompany the Forum Webinar "The Legal Landscape of the Dakota Access Pipeline in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe vs. U.S. Army Corps on Engineers " on Oct. 25, 2016. #TraditionalCulturalProperties #Diversity #Legal #PublicLands #SacredSites ...

Resource Documents Dakota Access Pipeline Webinar.pdf


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NEPA

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 4321-4375, provides a significant opportunity to affect U.S. Government decision making that could harm the environment – including both natural and physical resources such as sacred, cultural and historic sites National Environmental...


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Federal Preservation Laws

A collection of statutes and regulations have been adopted at the federal level which address government activities and policies regarding historic and archeological resources. Federal Preservation Laws A collection of statutes and regulations have been adopted at the federal level which...


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National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

Primary federal law requiring consideration of potential impacts of major federal actions on the environment, including historic and cultural resources. Source: Miller, Julia H. A Layperson’s Guide to Historic Preservation Law: A Survey of Federal, State, and Local Laws Governing Historic...


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Legislation that has passed both houses of Congress and has been signed by the president or passed over his veto, thus becoming law. Source : Montgomery, Susan West. A Blueprint for Lobbying . Washington, DC: National Trust for Historic Preservation, 2002. #NHPA #election #Lobbying ...