Federal Communications Commission
News Media Information 202 / 418-0500
445 12th St., S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554
DA 13 - 996
May 3, 2013
ENVIRONMENTAL AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMPLIANCE TRAINING
FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF COMMUNICATIONS TOWERS AND THE COLLOCATION
OF COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT
The FCC Wireless Telecommunications Bureau will host an educational workshop on the
environmental compliance process required for the construction of all new communications towers and
for the collocation of communications equipment on other structures. The workshop will take place on
Tuesday, May 14, 2013, from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT in the Commission Meeting Room at FCC
Headquarters in Washington, DC.
This workshop will focus particularly on the needs of public safety, transportation, and utility
licensees. At the workshop, expert staff will provide guidance to the FCC’s licensees, those who
construct communications facilities for FCC licensees, and their consultants on the following topics: the
environmental notification process for Antenna Structure Registrations, National Environmental Policy
Act compliance, Endangered Species Act compliance, and National Historic Preservation Act Section 106
compliance under the Nationwide Programmatic Agreement for Review of Effects on Historic Properties
for Certain Undertakings Approved by the Federal Communications Commission.
Among the topics to
be discussed are the FCC’s expectations for the submittal of documentation to the FCC, State Historic
Preservation Offices, and to Indian Tribes.
. This workshop is open to the public. All attendees are advised to arrive
approximately 30 minutes prior to the start of the workshop to allow time to go through our security
process. Attendees are encouraged to pre-register by submitting their name and company affiliation
sending an email to Jim Swartz (firstname.lastname@example.org
) in order to expedite the check-in process.
To request information in accessible formats (computer diskettes,
large print, audio recording, and Braille), send an e-mail to email@example.com
or call the FCC’s Consumer
and Governmental Affairs Bureau at (202) 418-0530 (voice), (202) 418-0432 (TTY). This document can
also be downloaded in Word and Portable Document Format (PDF) at: http://www.fcc.gov
Wireless Telecommunications Bureau contact: Steve DelSordo at (202) 418-1986 or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
. Please e-mail Jim Swartz at email@example.com
to pre-register for
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