Federal Archaeological Programs and Activities: The Secretary of the Interior's Report to Congress FY1987


This document, the Secretary of the Interior's report to Congress on Federal archeological activities, is prepared for the Secretary by the Departmental Consulting Archeologist, Archeological Assistance Program, National Park Service (Knudson and McManamon 1992). The report is required by Section S(c) of the Archeological and Historic Preservation Act of 1974 (AHPA; P.L. 93-291, 16 USC 469-469c) and Section 13 of the Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 CARP A; 16 USC 470aa-470mm), as amended. These statutes direct the Secretary of the Interior to report on the scope and effectiveness of various aspects of Federal archeological activities and to provide information about such activities and programs to Congress. This report provides information about the wide range of Federal archeological activities in order to provide assistance with professional methods and tecl1niques for archeological preservation and for the administration of historic preservation programs. Sections 2 and 101(h) of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA; P.L. 89-665, 16 USC 470 et seq.), as amended, authorize the Secretary .to collect and distribute such information to Federal agencies, State and local governments, private organizations and individuals, other nations, and international organizations. The Secretary also can recommend changes or needed improvements and report on communication and information exchange activities.

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Federal Archaeological Programs and Activities: The Secretary of the Interior's Report to Congress FY1987. Francis McManamon, Patricia C. Knoll, Ruthann Knudson, George S. Smith, Richard C. Waldbauer. The Secretary of the Interior Reports to Congress. Washington, D.C.: National Park Service; U.S. Department of the Interior. 1993 ( tDAR id: 378400) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8K35VNP

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