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CHP Building Unprecedented Coalition for Preservation50

Has your organization joined Preservation 50, the United States’ four-year effort to celebrate, learn from, and leverage the National Historic Preservation Act’s first five decades to assure historic preservation’s vibrant future in America? Cultural Heritage Partners is the management team for the Preservation50 coalition, which is bringing together an unprecedented coalition of more than 300 […]

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LEAP Forward: CHP Evolves GAPP to Become LEAP

We have officially crossed the line—the energy sector line, that is. GAPP is now LEAP!
We formed the Gas and Preservation Partnership in 2013 to find collaborative and voluntary practices that would allow natural gas companies to advance their business goals while also valuing the estimated 200,000 historic and cultural resources that might be impacted during […]

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CHP Sues New Jersey For Civil Rights Violations Against American Indian Clients

CAMDEN, NJ (July 20, 2015) — The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation, an American Indian tribe of 3,000 members headquartered in Bridgeton, New Jersey, today filed a civil rights action in federal court against the state of New Jersey. The Tribe alleges that between 1980 and 1982 the state officially recognized it and two other New […]

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CHP Tackles ISIS Threat to Antiquities at Cairo Conference

CHP’s Marion Werkheiser participated in a ministerial level conference in Cairo, Egypt, in June aimed at devising practical solutions to halting cultural racketeering– the systematic looting of antiquities by organized crime or terrorists– in the Middle East.

The conference brought together representatives from 10 MENA countries, the Director General of UNESCO, the Head of the Arab […]

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DRIVE Act: Clearing Things Up

A lot of news (and panic) is rapidly circulating among the preservation and archaeological communities as the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act – the DRIVE Act (S. 1647, sponsored by Sen. Inhofe (R-OK)) – makes its way through Congress. It passed the Senate on July 30 as an amendment to […]

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