|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 13 Oct 2009 20:20:25 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: "Governor Opposes Point Molate [CA] Casino Project"|
Governor Opposes Point Molate Casino Project By Richard Brenneman Berkeley Daily Planet (CA) October 12, 2009The Office of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced Monday that it wants to terminate the Point Molate casino project.
Andrea Lynn Hoch, the governor's legal affairs secretary, has asked the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to reject the proposal by a Berkeley developer and the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians to build a $1.5 billion casino resort on the Richmond shoreline.
"We write to express opposition to this land acquisition," Hoch wrote to BIA Regional Director Dale Morris and Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin.
While McLaughlin opposes the casino projects, the majority of her colleagues on the Richmond City Council have endorsed the plan and the developers' promises of millions in revenues and thousands of new jobs in a city with high rates of unemployment and poverty.
... For the entire article, see http://www.berkeleydailyplanet.com/issue/2009-10-08/article/33912?headline=Governor-Opposes-Point-Molate-Casino-Project -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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