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Chumash Want to Buy Sacred Cave on Toxic Santa Susana Field Lab Land

Some locals fear purchase is prelude to building a casino.

The Chumash tribe wants to buy a 450-acre piece of a contaminated nuclear research land at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory in the hills west of Chatsworth, hoping to preserve a cave that its members consider sacred, reports Steve Chawkins in the Los Angeles Times. But some locals are concerned the purchase might be a back door to building a casino.

Read the report here.

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Jock October 30, 2012 at 10:17 PM
European Americans leave a toxic nightmare in a peoples sacred site which is 500 years older than the first European settlement in the "New World" .Now, someone is worried the ancestors of this stolen land might build a casino. Maybe Sheldon Adelson will build a Casino on the temple on the mount in Jerusalem (Money changers ?) ? Mighty righteous folks we are huh.

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