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Tahoe ski resorts reach gondola deal with conservationists

Associated Press, Tahoe Daily Tribune
February 10, 2020

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Conservationists at Lake Tahoe have agreed to drop a lawsuit challenging plans to build a 2.2-mile (3.5-kilometer) gondola connecting two ski resorts in exchange for neighboring land purchases and other wildlife protection measures.

The resorts, including one that hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics, and a wilderness protection group finalized the agreement this past week as part of the U.S. Forest Service’s final approval of the gondola that will skirt federally protected wilderness that is home to an endangered frog.

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