Chukchansi Tribe sues to block North Fork Rancheria casino

The Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians from opening an off-reservation casino.

The lawsuit was filed in state court. The defendants include Gov. Jerry Brown (D), who approved the off-reservation casino under the two-part determination provisions of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Among other claims, the Chukchansi Tribe says Brown failed to comply with state environmental laws.

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Chukchansi files suit to stop Mono casino on 99 (The Sierra Star 1/11)

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Land Acquisitions; North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California (December 3, 2012)

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