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Section 106 Workshop

October 23, 2012, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
445 12th St., SW., Commission Meeting Room, Washington, DC 20554

The FCC Wireless Telecommunications Bureau will host an educational workshop on the Section 106 process required for the construction of all new communications towers and for the collocation of communications gear on other structures. The workshop will take place on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Eastern in the Commission Meeting Room at FCC Headquarters in Washington, DC. The FCC will not webcast the workshop at this time.

The workshop will provide guidance to its licensees and their consultants, and for those who construct communications facilities for FCC licensees, on the Section 106 process required by the National Historic Preservation Act and by 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 improvements to the submittal of documentation to the FCC, State Historic Preservation Offices, and to Indian Tribes. A particular focus will be the effects of communications projects on historic and Tribal landscapes and on Tribal religious and cultural properties. Presentations will be made by FCC staff and staff from the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, National Park Service, and the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Offices.

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 required to pre-register by submitting their name and company affiliation sending an email to Jim Swartz ( 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 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:

For additional Information contact: Steve DelSordo at (202) 418-1986 or by e-mail:

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