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Workshop on Environmental Compliance and Historic Preservation Review Procedures 2023

10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Commission Meeting Room, FCC Headquarters, 45 L Street NE, Washington, DC 20554


The Wireless Telecommunications Bureau hosted this workshop on the environmental compliance and historic preservation review process required for the construction of communications facilities supporting Federal Communications Commission (FCC) licensed services.  The workshop included information relevant to the construction of new communications towers and the collocation of communications equipment on existing towers and other structures, including requirements for Antenna Structure Registration. 

At the workshop, FCC and other federal agency subject-matter experts provided information on a range of topics related to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), and the FCC’s implementing regulations and related agreements.  FCC applicants (including licensees and registrants), those who construct or manage communications facilities for FCC licensees, environmental consultants, State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) staff and Tribal Historic Preservation Office (THPO) staff and federal agencies that fund or permit wireless facilities were encouraged to attend.

For additional information, contact FCCenvironmentalworkshop@fcc.gov.