Bureau of Indian Affairs June 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara (MHA) Nation's Proposed Clean Fuels Refinery, Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, Ward County, ND
Document Number: 06-5818
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as co-lead agency, and the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara (MHA) Nation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as cooperating agencies, intends to file a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) with the EPA for the proposed Clean Fuels Refinery, and that the DEIS is now available for public review. The proposed federal actions are: (1) The taking into trust of 469 acres of fee land by the BIA in support of the MHA Nation's proposal to construct and operate a clean fuels refinery and produce buffalo forage; and (2) the issuance by the EPA of a Clean Water Act, Draft National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Discharge (NPDES) permit for the discharge of treated wastewater from the proposed refinery. This notice also advises the public of the availability of the Draft NPDES permit (ND- 0030988) for review, and announces public hearings on the DEIS and Draft NPDES permit.
Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians' Proposed 79 Acre Fee-to-Trust Transfer and Casino Project in Emmett Township, Calhoun County, MI
Document Number: 06-5817
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) intends to file a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the proposed 79 acre fee-to-trust land transfer and casino project in Emmett Township, Calhoun County, Michigan, and that the FEIS is now available to the public. The purpose of the proposed action is to help provide for the economic development of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians (Tribe).
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: 06-5581
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Bureau of Indian Affairs is announcing that the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children will hold its next meeting in Denver, Colorado. The purpose of the meeting is to meet the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 on Indian children with disabilities.
Liquor Control Ordinance of the Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma
Document Number: 06-5447
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Liquor Control Ordinance of the Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma (Tribe). The Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the tribal lands of the Tribe. The tribal lands are located on trust land and this Ordinance allows for possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within its exterior boundaries. This Ordinance will increase the ability of the tribal government to control the community's liquor distribution and possession, and at the same time will provide an important source of revenue for the continued operation and strengthening of the tribal government and the delivery of tribal services.
Announcement of Fund Availability, Competitive Grant Program
Document Number: E6-8864
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice informs Indian tribes that grant funds are available through a Competitive Grant Program and that the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED) is soliciting applications from eligible interested entities. To encourage greater tribal participation in this initiative, IEED is offering grants to assist federally-recognized Indian tribes in preparing tribal plans designed for participation in Public Law 102-477.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E6-8811
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes an Approval of the Amendment to Interim Compact between the Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy's Reservation and the state of Montana regarding Class III Gaming on the Rocky Boy's Reservation.
Liquor Control Ordinance of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma
Document Number: E6-8692
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Liquor Control Ordinance of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma (Tribe). The Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the tribal lands of the Tribe. The tribal lands are located on trust land and this Ordinance allows for possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within their exterior boundaries. This Ordinance will increase the ability of the Tribal government to control the community's liquor distribution and possession, and at the same time will provide an important source of revenue for the continued operation and strengthening of the tribal government and the delivery of tribal services.