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Public Inadvertent Discovery Plan

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ECY 070-560January 2017
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Description This document is an Inadvertent Discovery Plan (IDP). It provides a step-by-step guide about what to do when ground disturbing activities unearth a discovery, including but not limited to, human remains and/or historic or pre-historic resources. The IDP explains what to do, what not to do, and who to call in the event of a discovery. Projects that use this form on-site can reduce their risk and liability.
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Keywords Archaeological resources, discoveries, discovery, historical resources, human remains, post-review discovery, unanticipated discovery, cultural resource protection, IDP, Water Quality form, Official Ecology Form
WEB PAGE Washington Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation-What do I do if I've found human Remains

Executive Order 05-05 or Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act Project Review Sheet