Alternative Project SitesPursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process has been completed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to address the potential environmental impacts of taking 151.87 acres into Federal trust for the Cowlitz Indian Tribe for a casino and hotel.  The BIA, as an agency under the authority of the Secretary of the Interior, is charged with reviewing and approving tribal applications, pursuant to 25 CFR Part 151, to take land into Federal trust status.