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Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation (EHP)

Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation (EHP)


The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) policy is to act with care to ensure that its disaster response and recovery, mitigation and preparedness responsibilities are carried out in a manner that is consistent with all Federal EHP policies and laws to protect, restore and enhance the quality of the environment and to avoid or minimize adverse impacts to the environment.  The EHP program integrates the protection and enhancement of environmental, historic, and cultural resources into their mission, programs and activities.

EHP reviews for particular projects funded through Homeland Security grants must be submitted to NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES) for FEMA's review and approval prior to expending these funds or starting the project.