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August 17, 2013
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Environmental groups weigh in on California bill

Several environmental groups have raised eyebrows at a California Senate Bill surrounding regulation at Lake Tahoe. Now that Nevada is no longer withdrawing from the Tahoe Compact agreement, certain changes in the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s Regional Plan Update made by California have drawn concern from some local environmental groups. State Senate Bill 630, which has made its way to the California Assembly committees, would help solidify the agreements under the update, if the bill passes. Group leaders said their backlash includes claims of opening the way for more development around the lake, not addressing turbidity issues and fine particles, …

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The Record Courier Updated Aug 23, 2013 11:53AM Published Aug 17, 2013 12:20PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.