Resumption of Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Coquille Indian Tribe Fee-to-Trust and Gaming Facility Project, Medford, Oregon, 73313 [2021-27953]

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BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [222D0102DR/DS5A300000/ DR.5A311.IA000118] Resumption of Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Coquille Indian Tribe Fee-to-Trust and Gaming Facility Project, Medford, Oregon The Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs has withdrawn the Department of the Interior’s previous denial of the Coquille Indian Tribe’s (Tribe) application to transfer land into trust in Medford, Oregon. Pursuant to this notice, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) will resume preparation of an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the proposed project. DATES: On November 19, 2021, the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs remanded the Tribe’s application to the BIA to complete the environmental review process. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Bryan Mercier, Northwest Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Northwest Region, 911 Northeast 11th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97232–4165. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On January 15, 2015, the BIA published in the Federal Register a Notice of Intent to prepare an EIS for the Tribe’s application for fee-to-trust acquisition of 2.42 acres and a gaming facility project in Medford, Oregon. The BIA initiated scoping on February 2, 2015. On May 27, 2020, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs declined to accept conveyance of the Medford Site into trust (2020 Denial). On November 19, 2021, the Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs withdrew the 2020 Denial and remanded the Tribe’s application to the BIA to complete the environmental review process under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Pursuant to this Notice, the BIA will resume preparation of the EIS. The EIS is being prepared for the Tribe’s application requesting that the United States acquire in trust approximately SUMMARY: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [222A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900253G] Indian Gaming; Approval of TribalState Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Washington Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice publishes the approval of the Seventh Amendment to the Tribal State Compact (Compact) for Class III Gaming between the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe (Tribe) and the State of Washington (State). DATES: The Amendment takes effect on December 27, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Paula L. Hart, Director, Office of Indian Gaming, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary—Policy and Economic Development, Washington, DC 20240, paula.hart@bia.gov, (202) 219–4066. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under section 11 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA), Public Law 100– 497, 25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq., 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. As required by 25 CFR 293.4, all compacts and amendments are subject to review and approval by the Secretary. The Compact modifies two existing appendices Appendix A and SUMMARY: khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2021–27976 Filed 12–23–21; 8:45 am] Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. BILLING CODE 9110–05–P 19:11 Dec 23, 2021 Bryan Newland, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. AGENCY: [FR Doc. 2021–28041 Filed 12–23–21; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 X2, and adopts three new appendices, Appendix E, T, and W. The Compact is approved. Jkt 256001 PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73313 2.42 acres of land within the City of Medford, Jackson County, Oregon. The Tribe is proposing to retrofit and remodel an existing bowling alley into a 30,300-square-foot gaming facility. Authority: This notice is published in accordance with sections 1501.7 and 1506.6 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. 4321–4345 et seq.), and the Department of the Interior National Environmental Policy Act Regulations (43 CFR part 46), and is in the exercise of authority delegated to the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs by 209 DM 8. Bryan Newland, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2021–27953 Filed 12–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [222A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900253G] Indian Gaming; Approval of TribalState Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Washington Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice publishes the approval of the Memorandum of Incorporation of Most Favored Nation Amendments to the Tribal State Compact (Amendment) between the Lummi Nation (Nation) and the State of Washington (State). DATES: The Amendment takes effect on December 27, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Paula L. Hart, Director, Office of Indian Gaming, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary—Policy and Economic Development, Washington, DC 20240, paula.hart@bia.gov, (202) 219–4066. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under section 11 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA), Public Law 100– 497, 25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq., 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. As required by 25 CFR 293.4, all compacts and amendments are subject to review and approval by the Secretary. The Amendment updates the gambling age limit at the Tribe’s class III SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

[222D0102DR/DS5A300000/DR.5A311.IA000118]


Resumption of Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement 
for the Proposed Coquille Indian Tribe Fee-to-Trust and Gaming Facility 
Project, Medford, Oregon

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs has withdrawn the 
Department of the Interior's previous denial of the Coquille Indian 
Tribe's (Tribe) application to transfer land into trust in Medford, 
Oregon. Pursuant to this notice, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) 
will resume preparation of an environmental impact statement (EIS) for 
the proposed project.

DATES: On November 19, 2021, the Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs 
remanded the Tribe's application to the BIA to complete the 
environmental review process.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Bryan Mercier, Northwest Regional 
Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Northwest Region, 911 Northeast 
11th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97232-4165.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On January 15, 2015, the BIA published in 
the Federal Register a Notice of Intent to prepare an EIS for the 
Tribe's application for fee-to-trust acquisition of 2.42 acres and a 
gaming facility project in Medford, Oregon. The BIA initiated scoping 
on February 2, 2015. On May 27, 2020, the Principal Deputy Assistant 
Secretary--Indian Affairs declined to accept conveyance of the Medford 
Site into trust (2020 Denial). On November 19, 2021, the Assistant 
Secretary--Indian Affairs withdrew the 2020 Denial and remanded the 
Tribe's application to the BIA to complete the environmental review 
process under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Pursuant to 
this Notice, the BIA will resume preparation of the EIS. The EIS is 
being prepared for the Tribe's application requesting that the United 
States acquire in trust approximately 2.42 acres of land within the 
City of Medford, Jackson County, Oregon. The Tribe is proposing to 
retrofit and remodel an existing bowling alley into a 30,300-square-
foot gaming facility.
    Authority: This notice is published in accordance with sections 
1501.7 and 1506.6 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. 4321-4345 et seq.), and the Department of the 
Interior National Environmental Policy Act Regulations (43 CFR part 
46), and is in the exercise of authority delegated to the Assistant 
Secretary--Indian Affairs by 209 DM 8.

Bryan Newland,
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2021-27953 Filed 12-23-21; 8:45 am]
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