Lake Tahoe Restoration Act not included in House version of water bill

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Tahoe Daily Tribune | Claire Cudahy | Oct 28, 2016


Courtesy / Rachid Dahnoun | In September, the U.S. Senate passed the $10-billion Water Resources Development Act, which included the Lake Tahoe Restoration Act but the House version did not.


League to Save Lake Tahoe is calling for public support to help secure federal funds for the preservation and restoration of Lake Tahoe.

On Sept. 15, the U.S. Senate passed the $10-billion Water Resources Development Act, which included the Lake Tahoe Restoration Act.

The restoration act authorized $415 million over 10 years for forest management, environmental and watershed restoration, storm water management and other environmental projects in Lake Tahoe.

Soon after its passage in the Senate, the House of Representative passed its version of the Water Resources Development Act — but it did not include the measures related to Lake Tahoe.

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