Sweeney defends ‘Sluice’ work

By From page A14 | October 05, 2012

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JEEPS head down the Big Sluice, the last bone-jarring challenge before arriving at Rubicon Springs. Democrat file photo by Krysten Kellum

El Dorado County Supervisor Jack Sweeney wrote the following in response to e-mails pouring in to county government offices last week. Mostly from groups and individuals who do “extreme off-roading” on certain parts of the Rubicon Trail, the form-letter like messages asked supervisors to stop work scheduled for Friday Sept. 28 on the section of the Rubicon known as Little Sluice Box.

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