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Nevada, California leaders gather in D.C. to discuss importance of extending Lake Tahoe Restoration Act

By Maria Palma | KUNR Public Radio
March 14, 2024

A group of Nevada and California elected officials, tribal leaders, and representatives from public and private entities are in Washington, D.C. to urge the extension of the Lake Tahoe Restoration Act of 2016.

The Lake Tahoe Restoration Act is bipartisan legislation that provides funding for projects that support forest health, water for fire infrastructure, watershed restoration, and more.

The Act expires on Sept. 30, 2024 and the $400 million authorized through the legislation has not been spent, said Dr. Darcie Goodman Collins, CEO of League to Save Lake Tahoe.

“We’ve only spent less than 1/4 of the funding that was authorized through this current act. So we’re hoping to get it extended for another 10 years so the important Lake saving projects can get on the ground,” Goodman Collins said.

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