Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Moapa Cement Plant, Limestone Quarry and Associated Facilities, Moapa Indian Reservation, Clark County, NV
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), in cooperation with the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians (Tribe), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE), and Ash Grove Cement Company (Ash Grove), will be gathering information needed for the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and permits that may be issued by individual regulatory agencies. The information included in the EIS will be used to support the approval of multiple leases, right-of-way easements, special use permits, and/or other agreements between the Tribe and Ash Grove for the construction, operation, and maintenance of a proposed cement plant, a limestone quarry, other raw material extraction site(s) and infrastructure on the Moapa River Indian Reservation (Reservation) in Clark County, Nevada. The purpose and need for this proposed project is to provide an economic development opportunity for the Tribe, to provide a new source of cement in the southwestern United States, and to address the growing demand for cement in the United States. This notice also announces public scoping meetings to identify potential issues and alternatives for inclusion in the EIS.
This notice publishes the approval of the TribalState Compact between the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska and the State of Iowa.