Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Cowlitz Indian Tribe's Proposed 151.87-Acre Fee-to-Trust Transfer, Reservation Proclamation, and Casino-Resort Project, Clark County, WA, 39715 [E8-15741]

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You may still attend if you register after July 16, 2008; however, seating is limited due to room capacity. We will give preference to registrants based on date and time of registration. There will be standing room available if all seats are filled. Dated: July 26, 2008. Rachel London, Alternate Designated Federal Officer, Wind Turbine Guidelines Advisory Committee. [FR Doc. E8–15665 Filed 7–9–08; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Cowlitz Indian Tribe’s Proposed 151.87–Acre Fee-to-Trust Transfer, Reservation Proclamation, and CasinoResort Project, Clark County, WA Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of extension of the date of issuance of the Record of Decision and reopening of the comment period. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Bureau of Indian Affairs is extending the date of issuance of the Record of Decision and reopening the comment period originally announced on May 30, 2008 (73 FR 31143) for the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Cowlitz Indian Tribe’s Proposed 151.87-acre fee-to-trust transfer, reservation proclamation, and casino-resort project, in Clark County, Washington. DATES: The Record of Decision on the proposed action will be issued on or after August 12, 2008. Any comments on the FEIS must arrive by August 11, 2008. ADDRESSES: You may mail or hand carry written comments to Mr. Stanley Speaks, Northwest Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Northwest Region, 911 NE 11th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97232. Please include your name, return address and the caption, ‘‘FEIS Comments, Cowlitz Indian Tribe Trust Acquisition and Casino Project,’’ on the first page of your written comments. Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 The FEIS will be available for public review at the following Fort Vancouver Public Library branches: La Center Community Library, 1402 East Lockwood Creek Road, La Center, Washington 98629; Ridgefield Community Library, 210 North Main Avenue Ridgefield, Washington 98642. General information for the Fort Vancouver Public Library system can be obtained by calling (360) 659–1561. The FEIS is also available on the following Web site: http://www.cowlitzeis.org. To obtain copies of the FEIS, please provide your name and address in writing or by voicemail to Dr. B.J. Howerton, Environmental Protection Specialist, at the BIA address above or at the telephone number provided below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: B.J. Howerton, (503) 321–6749. The BIA published its Notice of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Cowlitz Indian Tribe on May 30, 2008, in the Federal Register (73 FR 31143). Please refer to that notice for project details. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 4310–55–P PO 00000 39715 Sfmt 4703 Public Comment Availability Comments, including names and addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the mailing addresses shown in the ADDRESSES section, during regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address or other personal identifying information in your comments, you should be aware that your entire comments-including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority: This notice is published in accordance with section 1503.1 of the Council on 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.), and the Department of the Interior Manual (516 DM 1–6), and is in the exercise of authority delegated to the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs by 209 DM 8. Dated: July 1, 2008. George T. Skibine, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, for Policy and Economic Development—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. E8–15741 Filed 7–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–02–P E:\FR\FM\10JYN1.SGM 10JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Cowlitz Indian 
Tribe's Proposed 151.87-Acre Fee-to-Trust Transfer, Reservation 
Proclamation, and Casino-Resort Project, Clark County, WA

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of extension of the date of issuance of the Record of 
Decision and reopening of the comment period.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Bureau of Indian Affairs is 
extending the date of issuance of the Record of Decision and reopening 
the comment period originally announced on May 30, 2008 (73 FR 31143) 
for the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Cowlitz 
Indian Tribe's Proposed 151.87-acre fee-to-trust transfer, reservation 
proclamation, and casino-resort project, in Clark County, Washington.

DATES: The Record of Decision on the proposed action will be issued on 
or after August 12, 2008. Any comments on the FEIS must arrive by 
August 11, 2008.

ADDRESSES: You may mail or hand carry written comments to Mr. Stanley 
Speaks, Northwest Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 
Northwest Region, 911 NE 11th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97232. Please 
include your name, return address and the caption, ``FEIS Comments, 
Cowlitz Indian Tribe Trust Acquisition and Casino Project,'' on the 
first page of your written comments.
    The FEIS will be available for public review at the following Fort 
Vancouver Public Library branches: La Center Community Library, 1402 
East Lockwood Creek Road, La Center, Washington 98629; Ridgefield 
Community Library, 210 North Main Avenue Ridgefield, Washington 98642. 
General information for the Fort Vancouver Public Library system can be 
obtained by calling (360) 659-1561. The FEIS is also available on the 
following Web site: http://www.cowlitzeis.org.
    To obtain copies of the FEIS, please provide your name and address 
in writing or by voicemail to Dr. B.J. Howerton, Environmental 
Protection Specialist, at the BIA address above or at the telephone 
number provided below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: B.J. Howerton, (503) 321-6749.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The BIA published its Notice of the Final 
Environmental Impact Statement for the Cowlitz Indian Tribe on May 30, 
2008, in the Federal Register (73 FR 31143). Please refer to that 
notice for project details.

Public Comment Availability

    Comments, including names and addresses of respondents, will be 
available for public review at the mailing addresses shown in the 
ADDRESSES section, during regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 
Monday through Friday, except holidays. Before including your address, 
phone number, e-mail address or other personal identifying information 
in your comments, you should be aware that your entire comments-
including your personal identifying information--may be made publicly 
available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold 
your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot 
guarantee that we will be able to do so.

    Authority: This notice is published in accordance with section 
1503.1 of the Council on 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.), and the Department of the Interior Manual (516 DM 1-
6), and is in the exercise of authority delegated to the Assistant 
Secretary--Indian Affairs by 209 DM 8.

    Dated: July 1, 2008.
George T. Skibine,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, for Policy and Economic 
Development--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. E8-15741 Filed 7-9-08; 8:45 am]
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