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Federal Register Highlights - 8/26/16

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for August 26, 2016:

PROPOSED RULE: We are proposing to amend the regulations concerning the importation of fruits and vegetables to allow the importation of fresh persimmons from New Zealand into the United States. 1,779 more words

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A Historic Announcement from NIGC

The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians Chairman Mark Macarro has been credited with playing a significant role in increasing public acceptance of tribal gaming in California. 189 more words

Mark Macarro

Ninth Circuit Rejects NEPA Challenge to NIGC Authority

Here is the opinion in Jamul Action Committee v. Chaudhuri.

The court’s syllabus:

The panel affirmed the district court’s denial of a petition for a writ of mandamus under the Administrative Procedure Act of a group of tribal members and organizations, alleging that the National Indian Gaming Commission violated the National Environmental Policy Act when it approved the Jamul Indian Village’s gaming ordinance for a casino in Jamul, California, without first conducting a NEPA environmental review.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher