For decades, public agencies and environmental advocates have worked to “Keep Tahoe Blue” by reducing the amount of pollution that makes its way into the Lake, including everything from fertilizer runoff to fine sediments from degraded roads. Today, the Jewel of the Sierra faces a new challenge: the ubiquity of plastic pollution.
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