Major forest-thinning project at Tahoe approved
The Associated PressSOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif.—The U.S. Forest Service has won final approval for a major forest-thinning project designed to reduce the threat of a catastrophic wildfire at Lake Tahoe.
San Jose Mercury News
Apr 14, 2012
The project, set to begin this summer, calls for the reduction of hazardous fuels over a 10,000-acre forested area covering much of the California side of the lake's south shore.
The Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board approved the South Shore Fuel Reduction and Healthy Forest Restoration Project on Wednesday night, the Tahoe Daily Tribune reported.
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