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CASINO ARTICLES

Casino Redux

A new location for a proposed casino will be on top of the same cone of depression under Rohnert Park as the original site. Go here to see the cone of depression, map of the Santa Rosa Groundwater Basin, and download submissions from O.W.L. to the NEPA compliance officer and the BIA.

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posted October 10, 2005


 

Proposed RP Casino Will Sink Water Table

Rohnert Park is inviting big trouble with its proposed Native American-owned gambling resort. The operation intends to sink deep wells (more than one!) into a water table that is already in severe overdraft.

Worse, it appears that the city is openly violating the spirit of its legal settlement agreement with the citizens of Penngrove to reduce groundwater reliance.

(FREE poster included!)

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posted August 21, 2003

Why the proposed casino location near RP is dangerous

Rohnert Park, the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria and Station Casinos plan a giant hotel/casino complex right in the middle of an area that has already been demonstrated in court to be in substantial groundwater overdraft.

Because the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria enjoy preferential, federal water rights, when they go dry or are drawn into any legal action, then every single person, corporation and agency in Sonoma County could lose their water rights.

Read why.

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posted January 16, 2004

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Slot Machine Addiction:   ''No other form of gambling manipulates the human mind as beautifully as these machines''

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