County concerned about Robinson Rancheria plan for gas station

Officials in Lake County, California, say the Robinson Rancheria won't talk to them about plans for a new gas station.

The county is worried about the environmental impacts of the project. Officials are threatening to ask Gov. Jerry Brown (D) to look into the matter because Chairwoman Tracy Avila reportedly won't return phone calls.

"This is not something we want to be forced to do. We would much prefer working cooperatively with the Tribe just as we have in the past, in order to make sure that all concerns are addressed for the benefit of everyone involved," states a draft county letter that will be discussed today, The Lake County News reported.

Avila told The Santa Rosa Press-Democrat that the gas station will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The facility will be located across from the tribe's casino.

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