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Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Amendment in the State of Oklahoma
Document Number: 2019-07470
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The State of Oklahoma entered into a compact amendment with the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma governing certain forms of class III gaming; this notice announces the approval of the Model Tribal Gaming Compact Supplement between the Kiowa Tribe and the State of Oklahoma.
Ewiiaapaayp Band of Kumeyaay Indians Liquor Control Ordinance
Document Number: 2019-07466
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Liquor Control Ordinance of the Ewiiaapaayp Band of Kumeyaay Indians. The Liquor Control Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale, manufacture, and distribution of alcohol in conformity with the laws of the State of California.
Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustments; Annual Adjustments
Document Number: 2019-07469
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This rule provides for annual adjustments to the level of civil monetary penalties contained in Bureau of Indian Affairs (Bureau) regulations to account for inflation under the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance.
Advisory Board of Exceptional Children; Meeting
Document Number: 2019-07438
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing that the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children will hold its next meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The purpose of the meeting is to meet the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) for Indian children with disabilities.
HEARTH Act Approval of Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Regulations
Document Number: 2019-07092
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On March 5, 2019, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (Tribe) leasing regulations under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into agricultural, residential, business, wind and solar, wind energy evaluation, and other authorized purposes, leases without further BIA approval.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Redding Rancheria Fee-to-Trust and Casino Project, Shasta County, California
Document Number: 2019-07080
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency, intends to file a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in connection with the Redding Rancheria's (Tribe) application requesting that the United States acquire approximately 232 acres of land in trust in Shasta County, California, for the construction and operation of a casino resort.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Class III Gaming Procedures, Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans, and Gaming on Trust Lands Acquired After October 17, 1988
Document Number: 2019-06614
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs (AS-IA), are proposing to renew three information collections.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Tribal Education Department Grant Program
Document Number: 2019-06613
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Water Request
Document Number: 2019-06504
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for the updated Request for Irrigation Services authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0141. The current information collection expires June 30, 2019. Supplementing the Request for Irrigation Services in this renewal of information collection are the Request for Customer Information, Annual Assessment Waiver, Incentive Agreement, and Land Classification/Designation applications.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Loan Guarantee, Insurance and Interest Subsidy Program
Document Number: 2019-06503
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing to renew an information collection with revisions.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Amendment in the State of South Dakota
Document Number: 2019-06296
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the Amended Gaming Compact between the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation (Tribe) and the State of South Dakota (Amendment).
HEARTH Act Approval of Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Minnesota, Fond du Lac Band Leasing Ordinance
Document Number: 2019-06295
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On March 6, 2019, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Minnesota, Fond du Lac Band leasing ordinance under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into leases for agricultural, residential, business, wind and solar, wind energy evaluation, and other authorized purposes without further BIA approval.
Indian Gaming; Amendment to Class III Gaming Procedures for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe
Document Number: 2019-05683
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The notice announces Amendments to the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe Gaming Procedures.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Little River Band Trust Acquisition and Casino Project, Township of Fruitport, Muskegon County, Michigan
Document Number: 2019-05032
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is reopening the public comment period for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Little River Band Trust Acquisition and Casino Project, Township of Fruitport, Muskegon County, Michigan (DEIS).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Trust Land Mortgage Lender Checklist
Document Number: 2019-03709
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing a new information collection.
Notice of Deadline for Submitting Completed Applications To Begin Participation in the Tribal Self-Governance Program in Fiscal Year 2020 or Calendar Year 2020
Document Number: 2019-02860
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In this notice, the Office of Self-Governance (OSG) establishes a March 1, 2019 deadline for Indian Tribes/consortia to submit completed applications to begin participation in the Tribal self-governance program in fiscal year 2020 or calendar year 2020.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota
Document Number: 2019-02188
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 93.34 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota on December 21, 2018.
Land Acquisitions; Arapaho Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming
Document Number: 2019-02187
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Principal Deputy Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire 6.3 acres, more or less, of land within the boundaries of the Wind River Reservation in trust for the Arapaho Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming, for gaming and other purposes on December 21, 2018.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Tribal Self-Governance Program
Document Number: 2019-02178
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Bureau of Indian Education Standards, Assessments, and Accountability System Negotiated Rulemaking Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2019-01834
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-02-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) Standards, Assessments, and Accountability System Negotiated Rulemaking Committee (Committee), will hold a public meeting to continue the work to advise the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) through the BIE on a proposed rule to revise the Adequate Yearly Progress regulation. This notice announces the date and location of a fourth in-person Committee meeting.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas
Document Number: 2019-01833
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 46.87 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas on December 21, 2018.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota.
Document Number: 2019-01832
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 19.96 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota on December 21, 2018.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians
Document Number: 2019-01830
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 0.55 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians on December 21, 2018.
Rate Adjustments for Indian Irrigation Projects
Document Number: C1-2018-27726
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Eagle Shadow Mountain Solar Project on the Moapa River Indian Reservation, Clark County, Nevada
Document Number: 2019-00899
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency in cooperation with the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians (Moapa Band), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and other agencies, intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that will evaluate a photovoltaic (PV) solar energy generation project on the Moapa River Indian Reservation and a transmission line located on Tribal lands, Federal lands administered and managed by BLM, and land owned by NV Energy in Clark County, Nevada. This notice announces the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify potential issues related to the EIS. It also announces that two public scoping meetings will be held in Nevada to identify potential issues, alternatives, and mitigation to be considered in the EIS.
Indian Entities Recognized by and Eligible To Receive Services From the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs
Document Number: 2019-00897
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the current list of 573 Tribal entities recognized by and eligible for funding and services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) by virtue of their status as Indian Tribes. The list is updated from the notice published on July 23, 2018.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Amendment in the State of Washington
Document Number: 2018-28369
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-01-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the Sixth Amendment to the Tribal-State Compact for Class III Gaming between the Nooksack Indian Tribe and the State of Washington.
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2018-28368
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-01-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing a public meeting of the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children in order to meet the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) for Indian children with disabilities.
Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compacts Taking Effect in the State of California
Document Number: 2018-28135
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The notice announces that the Tribal-State Compacts between the State of California and the Big Valley Band of Pomo Indians of the Big Valley Rancheria, the Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians, the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake, the Karuk Tribe, the La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians, the Mechoopda Indian Tribe of Chico Rancheria, the San Pasqual Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of California, the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians of the Santa Ynez Reservation, the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians, and the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians of California are taking effect.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Amendment in the State of Oklahoma
Document Number: 2018-28134
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the Modification Compact for Kaw Nation/Oklahoma Off-Track Wagering Compact of May 25, 2001, between the Kaw Nation and the State of Oklahoma.
Rate Adjustments for Indian Irrigation Projects
Document Number: 2018-27726
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) owns or has an interest in irrigation projects located on or associated with various Indian reservations throughout the United States. We are required to establish irrigation assessment rates to recover the costs to administer, operate, maintain, and rehabilitate these projects. We request your comments on the proposed rate adjustments.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Bureau of Indian Affairs Housing Improvement Program
Document Number: 2018-27693
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is proposing to renew an information collection with revisions.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Tribal Reassumption of Jurisdiction Over Child Custody Proceedings
Document Number: 2018-27350
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Land Acquisitions; the Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians, California
Document Number: 2018-26782
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs has made a final determination to acquire 6.14 acres, more or less, into trust for the Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians, California on October 24, 2018.
HEARTH Act Approval of Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Regulations
Document Number: 2018-26340
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On September 18, 2018, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Business Site Leasing Ordinance under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into business and other authorized purposes leases without further BIA approval.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Amendment in the State of Oklahoma
Document Number: 2018-26298
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The State of Oklahoma entered into an amendment with the Osage Nation governing certain forms of class III gaming; this notice announces the approval of the Osage Nation and State of Oklahoma Gaming Compact: Non-house-banked Table Games Supplement.
Indian Electric Power Utilities
Document Number: 2018-25943
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-11-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This rule revises regulations addressing electric power utilities of the Colorado River, Flathead, and San Carlos Indian irrigation projects to use plain language, update definitions, lengthen a regulatory deadline, and make other minor changes.
HEARTH Act Approval of Quinault Indian Nation's Business and Residential Leasing Regulations
Document Number: 2018-25942
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On October 31, 2018, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Quinault Indian Nation's (Tribe) leasing regulations under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into residential and business leases without further BIA approval.
Notice To Acquire Land Into Trust for the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon
Document Number: 2018-25692
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs has made a final determination to acquire 25.49 acres, more or less into trust for the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon on October 31, 2018.
Proposed Finding Against Federal Acknowledgment of the Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation
Document Number: 2018-25487
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Department of the Interior (Department) gives notice that the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs (AS-IA) proposes to determine that the petitioner, Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation (SSM), is not an Indian Tribe within the meaning of Federal law. This notice is based on a determination that SSM does not meet one of the seven mandatory criteria for a government-to-government relationship with the United States. This proposed finding is based on only one criterion.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Human Capital Management Strengths and Needs Assessment
Document Number: 2018-25482
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) are proposing a new information collection to gain an understanding of processes and practices within BIE schools.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Campo Wind Energy Project, San Diego, California
Document Number: 2018-25412
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency, with the Campo Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Campo Indian Reservation (Tribe) as a cooperating agency, intends to gather information necessary for preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Campo Wind Project, located on the Campo Indian Reservation (Reservation) in southeastern San Diego County, approximately 60 miles east of San Diego, California. Construction of the Campo Wind Project is subject to BIA approval of a lease and sublease, which, as proposed, is a major Federal action under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended. A brief description of the proposed action is provided below in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. This notice also announces a public scoping meeting to identify potential issues, concerns, and alternatives to be considered in the EIS. The scoping process will include notice to the public and Federal, State, local, and Tribal agencies of the proposed action.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Little River Band Trust Acquisition and Casino Project, Township of Fruitport, Muskegon County, Michigan
Document Number: 2018-25411
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the Township of Fruitport, County of Muskegon, Little River Band of Ottawa Indians (Tribe), Federal Highway Administration, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), serving as cooperating agencies, intends to file a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) with the EPA in connection with the Tribe's application for transfer into trust by the United States of approximately 60 acres for gaming and other purposes to be located the Township of Fruitport, Muskegon County, Michigan. This notice also announces that the DEIS is now available for public review and that a public hearing will be held to receive comments on the DEIS.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Secretarial Elections
Document Number: 2018-25179
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Student Transportation Form
Document Number: 2018-25172
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Reindeer in Alaska
Document Number: 2018-25171
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas Joint Environmental Impact Statement/Bureau of Land Management Resource Management Plan and Bureau of Indian Affairs Integrated Resource Management Plan
Document Number: 2018-25130
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) have prepared a Draft Joint Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/BLM Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) and BIA Integrated Resource Management Plan (IRMP) for the BLM Oklahoma Field Office, BIA Southern Plains Region, and BIA Eastern Oklahoma Region, and by this Notice is announcing the opening of the public comment period.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Class III Gaming Procedures, Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans, and Gaming on Trust Lands Acquired After October 17, 1988
Document Number: 2018-25100
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs (AS-IA) proposing to renew three information collections.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Navajo Partitioned Lands Grazing Permits
Document Number: 2018-24890
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Notice of Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Ho-Chunk Nation Fee-to-Trust and Casino Project, City of Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin
Document Number: 2018-24598
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the City of Beloit, Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Ho-Chunk Nation (Nation), and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) serving as cooperating agencies, intends to file a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) with the EPA in connection with the Nation's application for acquisition in trust by the United States of approximately 33 acres for gaming and other purposes to be located in the City of Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin. This notice also announces that the DEIS is now available for public review and that a public hearing will be held to receive comments on the DEIS.