A cultural analysis is a report that details the possible presence of burial grounds, endangered habitats for animals and vegetative species, and of course, sensitive archaeological sites such as battle fields, or other historically significant uses of the land. Finding evidence of cultural artifacts may prevent any development of the site. Or if this report is not obtained and any such artifacts are
found during earth disturbance or construction, then there will be a complete stoppage of the work pending governmental investigation. A preservation/removal plan will be required in order to satisfy a number of governmental authorities before construction proceeds.
Finally, an environmental assessment of the site needs to be obtains, which we will address in the next blog.