Indian Gaming, 8608 [05-3227]

Download as PDF 8608 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 34 / Tuesday, February 22, 2005 / Notices this and in all other respects, the proposed cement plant project would meet or exceed all federal, state and/or tribal criteria under applicable law. Significant issues to be addressed in the EIS include, but are not limited to air quality, geology and soils, surface and groundwater resources, biological resources including threatened and endangered species, cultural resources, socioeconomic conditions, land use, aesthetics or visual resources, environmental justice, and Indian trust resources. The range of issues and alternatives to be addressed in the EIS may be expanded or reduced, based on comments received in response to this notice and at the public scoping meetings. Public Comment Availability Comments, including names and addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the BIA address shown in the ADDRESSES section, during business hours, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. Individual respondents may request confidentiality. If you wish us to withhold your name and/or address from public review or from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your written comment. Such requests will be honored to the extent allowed by the law. We will not, however, consider anonymous comments. All submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be made available for public inspection in their entirety. Authority This notice is published in accordance with section 1503.1 of the Council of Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR Parts 1500 through 1508) implementing the procedural requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (42 U.S.C. 4371 et seq.), Department of the Interior Manual (516 DM 1–6), and is in the exercise of authority delegated to the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs by 209 DM 8.1. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Indian Gaming Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of approved Tribal— State Class III Gaming Compact. AGENCY: This notice publishes the approval of the Tribal—State Compact between the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska and the State of Iowa. EFFECTIVE DATE: February 22, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: George T. Skibine, Director, Office of Indian Gaming Management, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary—Policy and Economic Development, Washington, DC 20240, (202) 219–4066. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under Section 11 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988 (IGRA), Public Law 100–497, 25 U.S.C. 2710, the Secretary of the Interior shall publish in the Federal Register notice of approved Tribal-State compacts for the purpose of engaging in Class III gaming activities on Indian lands. This Compact authorizes gaming conducted in accordance with IGRA and Iowa State law and clarifies the regulatory scheme. SUMMARY: Dated: February 9, 2005. Michael D. Olsen, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 05–3227 Filed 2–18–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4N–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CO–100–04–1990–00] Emergency Route Restriction Order Within the Upper Hughes Creek Allotment (#4410), Moffat County, CO Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of emergency closure. AGENCY: Dated: February 10, 2005. Michael D. Olsen, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 05–3238 Filed 2–18–05; 8:45 am] SUMMARY: This order closes two unauthorized construction routes on public lands to motorized use in the areas within the Upper Hughes Creek Allotment, Moffat County, Colorado. This order does not modify the current Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) classification of ‘‘open’’ in this area. The order is an emergency measure that prohibits the use of any motorized wheeled vehicles on the identified routes. BILLING CODE 4310–W7–P EFFECTIVE DATE: VerDate jul<14>2003 19:10 Feb 18, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00041 February 22, 2005. Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Maps of the trespass roads will be available at the Little Snake Field Office, 455 Emerson Street, Craig, Colorado. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John E. Husband, Field Manager, Little Snake Field Office, 455 Emerson Street, Craig, Colorado 81625; Telephone (970) 826– 5000. ADDRESSES: This order is issued under the authority of 43 CFR 8341.2, 43 CFR 8364.1, and 43 CFR 9268.3(d)(1) as an emergency measure. This action qualifies as a Categorical Exclusion under 516 DM 6, Appendix 5.4, Number: _G_.(_3_) and has been considered in Categorical Exclusion CO–100–2005–001CX, which was signed on December 9, 2004. Further investigation is proceeding and plans for reclamation of damaged resources are being developed. This order affects public lands in Moffat County, Colorado, thus described: (1) Public Lands within: T.4N., R.96W., Sections 15 and 22, Sixth Principal Meridian; (2) Approximately: 3 acres of public lands. This restriction order shall be effective on February 22, 2005, and shall remain in effect until resource reclamation objectives have been achieved and the order is then rescinded by the Authorized Officer. During the summer of 2004, an unknown person used heavy construction equipment to widen an existing trail and build a new route on public lands that accommodates full size pickup truck vehicle use. Use of these routes by wheeled motorized vehicles has the potential to cause considerable adverse effects to soil, water, and cultural resources. The designated area affected by this order will be posted with appropriate regulatory signs. Persons who are exempt from restriction contained in this notice include: 1. Any Federal, State, or local officers engaged in fire, emergency, and law enforcement activities. 2. Persons or agencies holding a special use permit or right-of-way for access to exercise their permit within the restricted area, for purposes related to access for maintenance and operation of authorized facilities, and provided such motorized use is limited to the routes specifically identified in the special use permit or right-of-way. 3. Grazing permittees holding a valid grazing permit for the restricted area. Such permittees will contact the Authorized Officer, when possible, prior to motorized vehicle use of the route(s) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\22FEN1.SGM 22FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 34 (Tuesday, February 22, 2005)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-3227]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Indian Gaming

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of approved Tribal--State Class III Gaming Compact.

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SUMMARY: This notice publishes the approval of the Tribal--State 
Compact between the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska and the State of Iowa.

EFFECTIVE DATE: February 22, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: George T. Skibine, Director, Office of 
Indian Gaming Management, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary--
Policy and Economic Development, Washington, DC 20240, (202) 219-4066.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under Section 11 of the Indian Gaming 
Regulatory Act of 1988 (IGRA), Public Law 100-497, 25 U.S.C. 2710, the 
Secretary of the Interior shall publish in the Federal Register notice 
of approved Tribal-State compacts for the purpose of engaging in Class 
III gaming activities on Indian lands. This Compact authorizes gaming 
conducted in accordance with IGRA and Iowa State law and clarifies the 
regulatory scheme.

    Dated: February 9, 2005.
Michael D. Olsen,
Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 05-3227 Filed 2-18-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-4N-P