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The regional plan cleared a critical hurdle

No fanfare. No high fives.

Not even a story in the local press.- Yet an unprecedented moment in Lake Tahoe history transpired last week that may shape the Tahoe Basin for decades to come.

That moment was the agreement reached by the bi-state consultation group, which should serve as the foundation for the new Tahoe Regional Planning Agency's regional plan.

But first a little history lesson.

The TRPA has been trying for almost a decade to reach a consensus on a new plan that would balance environmental gain with rebuilding the antiquated and deteriorating infrastructure of our 1950s car-centric development. …

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The Record Courier Updated Aug 14, 2012 05:47PM Published Aug 14, 2012 05:43PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.