Annual Tower Training Workshop

9:00 am – 4:00 pm EDT
Commission Meeting Room

The FCC Wireless Telecommunications Bureau hosted its annual educational workshop on the environmental compliance and historic preservation review process required for the construction of wireless communications facilities. The session included information relevant to the construction of all new communications towers and to the collocation of communications equipment on towers and other structures.


9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tentative Agenda

Welcome, Introductions, and Logistics

NPRM/NOI, WT Docket No. 17-79

Jeffrey Steinberg

The NEPA Process at the FCC

Erica Rosenberg

Hot Topics in Section 106 Compliance

Steve DelSordo – Improving Tribal Review Process

Jill Springer – Memorandum of Agreement Process

Jill Springer – The Good Faith Process

ACHP Program Comment for Broadband on Federal Lands

Thomas McCulloch

Charlene Dwin Vaughn

DAS, Small Cells, Rights-of-Way, and the First Amendment to the Collocation Agreement

Paul D’Ari – Amendment to Collocations Agreement

Saurbh Chhabra – Overview of Small Wireless Facilities

Jill Springer – DAS/Small Cells & Rights-of-Way

Biological Reviews, Tower Lighting, and Birds Nesting on Towers

Joelle Gehring – Biological Reviews, Tower Lighting & Birds Nesting on Towers