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U.S. Department of the Interior

A department in the United States charged with overseeing national parks and most other land owned by the federal government. It is also responsible for conserving wildlife and managing U.S. relations with Native Americans. It was established in 1849.
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Development of the Project is subject to certain governmental and regulatory approvals, including, but not limited to, negotiating a gaming compact with the State of Washington, the United States Department of the Interior accepting land into trust on behalf of the Cowlitz Tribe and the approval of the Management Agreement by the National Indian Gaming Commission.
GE Infrastructure, Security, a unit of General Electric Company, announced today that the United States Department of the Interior will deploy several GE EntryScan3 walk-through explosives detection portals in an effort to help protect one of the nation's most treasured symbols of freedom and democracy.
In addition, Empire Resorts' partner, the Cayuga Nation of New York, has submitted an application to the United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) for the transfer of approximately 30 acres of land adjacent to the Raceway to the United States Government to be held in trust for the Cayuga Nation of New York for purposes of building a $500 million "Class III" Native American casino and resort.
On September 17, 2002, the United States Department of the Interior accepted a 49-acre parcel of property in Placer County, California into trust on behalf of the UAIC.
Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Company LP, the operator of certain of the Underlying Properties, has deducted the sum of $901,776 from this month's distribution as the amount of the Trust's portion of a settlement with the Mineral Management Service of the United States Department of the Interior and the Jicarilla Apache Nation.

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