NEWS AND REPORTS » ARCHIVE FOR August, 2013 :

Chumash Housing Project Environmental Assessment

Chumash Housing Project Environmental Assessment An Environmental Assessment (EA) has been prepared to support an application from the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians (hereafter, “Tribe”) for land to be placed into federal trust (Proposed Action). The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is the federal agency that is charged with reviewing and approving [...] READ

1,350 Acres Taken Into Trust for Sycuan Band of Indians

A signing ceremony was held today to mark the transfer into federal trust (known as a fee-to-trust acquisition) of 1,350 acres in San Diego County, CA for the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation. The land is adjacent to the Tribe’s existing reservation, and represents a small part of its ancestral territory. [...] READ

Jasud Estate Vineyards Timberland Conversion Project EIR Approved

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), lead agency, certified the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) prepared by AES for the Jasud Estate Vineyards Timberland Conversion Project. Consistent with the Forest Practice Act and Rules, CAL FIRE has approved and issued a [...] READ