Mission Support Alliance Cultural and Historic Program
- Maintain procedures to ensure DOE compliance with National Historic Preservation Act, American Indian Religious Freedom Act, Archaeological Resources Protection Act, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, and other applicable cultural resources, laws, regulations, and DOE directives
- Meet professional standards under regulations developed by the Secretary of the Interior – Professional Standards and Guidelines (36 CRF Part 61)
- Implement National Historic Preservation Act Section 106 reviews for Hanford Site contractors that incorporate the NHPA Section 106 criteria and guidance, but also may include literature reviews, surveys, subsurface testing, excavation, monitoring, GIS mapping and analysis, and artifact analysis. As part of Section 106 reviews, EAS also records archaeological sites; updates site forms; completes Determinations of Eligibility; and prepares Memoranda of Agreement, cultural resource monitoring plans, and technical reports.