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Agreement drafted for historic preservation

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by Lannie Walker

Guam - As comments are gathered on the Final Environment Impact Statement, required by the National Environment Protection Act, another process under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act is also underway.  Guam State Historic Preservation Officer Linda Aguon says a programmatic agreement between the Department of Defense and the Preservation Office is under review, which outlines how projects during the military buildup will be conducted and how the will effect historic properties will be signed shortly.

She said, "The Department of Defense and the Navy did studies archeological studies on areas that they are going to have built just on the properties that are going to be affected."

Today Bill Manley, preservation officer of NAVFAC Environmental, met with government agencies and concerned community groups to discuss the draft agreement. Aguon say the deal must be signed before the Record of Decision is issued in September. Aguon says the State Preservation Office is accepting the publics input on the document. She says you many submit a written comment to the State Historic Preservation Office as late as August 30.

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