RED TAPE: Historic site rule may slow some stimulus projects

On August 8, 2010, in Rules, by Abby Sewell

A routine federal requirement that’s intended to preserve historic sites threatens to delay some economic stimulus projects around the country. Federally funded projects that could affect sites with historic value are required to undergo reviews that consider ways to minimize disturbance of the sites. Projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act are no different.