Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compacts Taking Effect in the State of New Mexico, 81352 [2015-32741]

Download as PDF 81352 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 249 / Tuesday, December 29, 2015 / Notices IX. Tour of the Louisville Manufactured Housing Show 2016. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Dated: December 22, 2015. Teresa Baker Payne, Deputy Administrator, Office of Manufactured Housing Programs. [167 A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900] Bureau of Indian Affairs Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Wilton Rancheria Fee-to-Trust and Casino Project, Sacramento County, California [FR Doc. 2015–32799 Filed 12–28–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Availability. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [167 A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900] Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compacts Taking Effect in the State of New Mexico AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. The Pueblo of Nambe and State of New Mexico entered into a Tribal-State compact governing Class III gaming; this notice announces that the compact is taking effect. SUMMARY: The compact if effective on December 29, 2015. DATES: Ms. Paula L. Hart, Director, Office of Indian Gaming, Office of the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, Washington, DC 20240, (202) 219–4066. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Section 11 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) requires the Secretary of the Interior to publish in the Federal Register notice of approved Tribal-State compacts that are for the purpose of engaging in Class III gaming activities on Indian lands. See Public Law 100– 497, 25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq. All TribalState Class III compacts are subject to review and approval by the Secretary under 25 CFR 293.4. The Secretary took no action on the Pueblo of Nambe— State of New Mexico compact within 45 days of its submission. Therefore, the compact is considered to have been approved, but only to the extent the compact is consistent with IGRA. See 25 U.S.C. 2710(d)(8)(C). asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: December 18, 2015. Kevin K. Washburn, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–32741 Filed 12–28–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:17 Dec 28, 2015 This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the Wilton Rancheria (Tribe), City of Galt (City), Sacramento County (County), and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) serving as cooperating agencies, intends to file a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) with the EPA for the Wilton Rancheria fee-to-trust and casino project, Sacramento County, California. This notice announces that the DEIS is now available for public review and that a public hearing will be held to receive comments on the DEIS. DATES: Comments on the DEIS must arrive by February 12, 2016. The date of the public hearing will be announced at least 15 days in advance through a notice to be published in local newspapers (Galt Herald and Sacramento Bee) and online at http:// www.wiltoneis.com. SUMMARY: Jkt 238001 The DEIS is available for public review at the Galt Branch of the Sacramento Public Library, 1000 Caroline Ave., Galt, California 95632. You may mail or hand-deliver written comments to Ms. Amy Dutschke, Pacific Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, California 95825. You may also submit comments through email to Mr. John Rydzik, Chief, Division of Environmental, Cultural Resource Management and Safety, Bureau of Indian Affairs, at john.rydzik@bia.gov. The location of the public hearing will be announced at least 15 days in advance through a notice to be published in local newspapers (Galt Herald and Sacramento Bee) and online at http://www.wiltoneis.com. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. John Rydzik, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Pacific Regional Office, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, California 95825, (916) 978–6051, john.rydzik@bia.gov. Information is also available online at http://www.wiltoneis.com. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public review of the DEIS is part of the ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 administrative process for the evaluation of the Tribe’s application to BIA for the Federal trust acquisition of approximately 282 acres in Sacramento County, California. The Tribe proposes to construct a casino/hotel/resort on the property. A Notice of Intent (NOI) was published in the Sacramento Bee, the Galt Herald, and Federal Register on December 4, 2013. The BIA held a public scoping meeting for the project on December 19, 2013, at the Chabolla Community Center in Galt, California. Pursuant to Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations (40 CFR 1506.10), the publication of this Notice of Availability in the Federal Register initiates a 45-day public comment period on the DEIS. Background The Tribe has requested that BIA take into trust 282 acres of land (known as the Twin Cities site) currently held in fee, on which the Tribe proposed to construct a casino, hotel, parking area, and other ancillary facilities (Proposed Project). The proposed fee-to-trust property is located within the City of Galt Sphere of Influence Area in unincorporated Sacramento County, California, north of Twin Cities Road between State Highway 99 and the Union Pacific Railroad tracks. The Proposed Project would contain 110,260 square-feet (sf) of gaming floor area, a 12-story hotel with 302 guest rooms, a 360-seat buffet, 60-seat pool grill, other food and beverage providers, a 2,600 sf retail area, a fitness center, spa, and an approximately 48,000 sf convention center. Access to the Twin Cities site would be provided via an improved Mingo Road interchange on Highway 99. The following alternatives are considered in the DEIS: D Alternative A—Proposed Twin Cities Casino Resort D Alternative B—Reduced Twin Cities Casino D Alternative C—Retail on the Twin Cities Site D Alternative D—Casino Resort at Historic Rancheria Site D Alternative E—Reduced Intensity Casino at Historic Rancheria Site D Alternative F—Casino Resort at Mall Site D Alternative G—No Action Environmental issues addressed in the DEIS include geology and soils, water resources, air quality, biological resources, cultural and paleontological resources, socioeconomic conditions (including environmental justice), transportation and circulation, land use, public services, noise, hazardous E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 249 (Tuesday, December 29, 2015)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2015-32741]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

[167 A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A501010.999900]


Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compacts Taking 
Effect in the State of New Mexico

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Pueblo of Nambe and State of New Mexico entered into a 
Tribal-State compact governing Class III gaming; this notice announces 
that the compact is taking effect.

DATES: The compact if effective on December 29, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Paula L. Hart, Director, Office of 
Indian Gaming, Office of the Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs, 
Washington, DC 20240, (202) 219-4066.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 11 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory 
Act (IGRA) requires the Secretary of the Interior to publish in the 
Federal Register notice of approved Tribal-State compacts that are for 
the purpose of engaging in Class III gaming activities on Indian lands. 
See Public Law 100-497, 25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq. All Tribal-State Class 
III compacts are subject to review and approval by the Secretary under 
25 CFR 293.4. The Secretary took no action on the Pueblo of Nambe--
State of New Mexico compact within 45 days of its submission. 
Therefore, the compact is considered to have been approved, but only to 
the extent the compact is consistent with IGRA. See 25 U.S.C. 
2710(d)(8)(C).

    Dated: December 18, 2015.
Kevin K. Washburn,
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2015-32741 Filed 12-28-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4337-15-P