Section 4(f) of the DOT Act of 1966 is triggered by projects funded or approved by a U.S. DOT agency that propose the use of historic property or land from a publicly owned park, recreation area, or refuge. Examine the stringent approval standards of this substantive law and discuss ways to better integrate and streamline Sections 4(f) and 106 with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process.
Joe Trnka, AICP, CEP, NEPA specialist with Kirkham Michael; specializes in NEPA, Section 106, and Section 4(f) projects
"A well-organized, easy-to-follow review of the 4(f) process."
"The seminar exceeded expectations by clarifying so many terms and language that I have had questions about regarding de minimus and programmatics."
"Clarified issues about when to use and when not to use 4(f)."
"A wonderful course; very informative and thought-provoking."
"The seminar provided a much stronger understanding of Section 4(f). Case studies were very helpful."
Federal and state managers and consultants preparing compliance documents for federal DOT actions under Section 4(f), NEPA, and/or NHPA.
ASLA members will receive 6 learning units each day for designated seminars that meet the criteria for programs in the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System.
Confirmation of registration is sent out to registered participants one month prior to the seminar date. The confirmation includes the seminar location, hours, and a list of conveniently located hotels. Seminars generally are held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is recommended at least 6 weeks prior to the seminar to secure a place and to avoid cancellations due to low enrollment.
$450 (6-week advance registration); $500 (regular registration)
Rate for 4 days including NEPA Compliance and Cultural Resources:
$750 (6-week advance registration); $800 (regular registration)
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