Tahoe in the News

Saving Lake Tahoe with more development

Mark Anderson, Sacramento Business Journal
September 21, 2017

Development restrictions around Lake Tahoe were meant to protect the lake’s legendary clarity, but an unintended consequence has been the preservation of shabby old buildings on environmentally sensitive land.

Now, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency is working to loosen its regulations so new projects can get done in the 500-square-mile watershed it protects.

The authority isn’t seeking rampant new development. Far from it, but it would like to see some older developments replaced with modern, environmentally sound projects.

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