NEWS AND REPORTS :

Ione Casino Project EIS Approved
May 24, 2012

The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs issued a Final Agency Determination and NEPA Record of Decision for the Trust Acquisition of 228 acres near Plymouth, CA for the Ione Band of Miwok Indians.  AES prepared the Environmental Impact Statement for the project.  The EIS analyzed several alternatives, including a 120,000 square foot casino with a 250-room hotel and 30,000 square foot convention facility.  Issues that were analyzed include traffic, water supply, wastewater, wetlands, and impacts to public services.

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