CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District will hold an informational workshop on the Massachusetts General Permit review of historic properties on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at its office in Concord, Mass.
Impacts to historic properties need to be addressed during the Corps of Engineers review of permit applications. At the free informational workshop, the Corps of Engineers staff will provide advice as to how to address requirements and avoid unnecessary delays when applying for a Corps of Engineers permit.
The workshop is intended to provide practical information on Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act to consultants and others preparing Massachusetts General Permits (MA GP) applications.
The agenda for the workshop includes Massachusetts General Permit Historic Properties requirements; overview of Section 106, National Historic Preservation Act; examples; and questions and answers.
The workshop will be held on Thursday, May 19 from 9-11 a.m. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Contact Bettina Chaisson at 978-318-8058 for more information or to register to attend the workshop.
Release no. 2011-050