Section 106 Process


Section 106 is a component of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (NHPA; Public Law 89-665; 16 U.S.C 470 et seq.)

  • Establishes a process to protect resources listed on, or eligible for listing on, the National Register of Historic Places, and requires consideration of alternatives if effects on historic resources are anticipated.
  • Goal: To minimize potential harm and damage to historic properties.
  • Can conclude in a Memorandum of Agreement with Consulting Parties.

View Section 3.3 of the Draft EIS - Historic Resources

Section 106 Letters