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PA SHPO Environmental Review Changes


In an effort to better advise and assist state and federal agencies with their responsibilities under Section 106 and the Pennsylvania History Code, Above Ground Environmental Review is shifting from regional to agency-specific reviews, effective November 1, 2021.

To find the Above Ground reviewer for a particular federal or state agency, please visit

Archaeology Environmental Review will continue its regional assignments. To find the Archaeology reviewer for a particular region, please visit

Author: Shelby Weaver Splain

Shelby Weaver Splain is the Education and Special Initiatives Coordinator for the Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office. Shelby is a native of Bucks County and holds a Masters degree in Historic Preservation Planning from Cornell University and a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Historic Preservation from Goucher College.

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