Combat Pollution

Unchecked past development paved over much of Tahoe’s natural pollution filtration system – its marshes and wetlands. Now, rain and melting snow moving over our roads, buildings and parking lots releases fine sediment pollution that flows into the Lake, a threat that is intensified by climate change. Litter, like cigarette butts and single-use plastics, also harm the Lake’s health and degrade its unmatched natural beauty. The League to Save Lake Tahoe combats pollution through the programs below.

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