Monthly Column: Funding Tahoe’s Transportation System

By Joanne S. Marchetta By now, most people have heard: Federal courts upheld the 2012 Regional Plan for Lake Tahoe, affirming the blueprint that maintains development caps and strengthens Continue Reading …

Ninth Circuit Court Upholds TRPA Regional Plan

San Francisco, Calif. – The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco today issued a unanimous ruling upholding the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s landmark 2012 Regional Plan to restore Lake Continue Reading …

Monthly Column: Working Together on Lake Tahoe’s Housing Problems

By Joanne S. Marchetta Like many communities that are highly-desirable places to vacation and live, Lake Tahoe has affordable housing problems. Two recent studies commissioned by the Tahoe Continue Reading …

Draft 2015 Threshold Evaluation Report Released

Stateline, Nevada – The Lake Tahoe Basin saw continued environmental improvement over the last four years, but faces major challenges from climate change, according to a draft 2015 Threshold Continue Reading …

TRPA Recognizes Nine Projects with Best in Basin Awards

Stateline, Nevada – At its Governing Board meeting today in Kings Beach, Calif., the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) announced and recognized nine award recipients for its annual Best in Basin Continue Reading …

Monthly Column: Building on Tahoe’s Momentum

By Joanne S. Marchetta At the Lake Tahoe Summit last month, we saw the power of what we can accomplish when we work together. Progress over the last two decades was showcased when President Obama Continue Reading …

Senate Passes Lake Tahoe Restoration Act

Stateline, Nevada – The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed its $415 million version of the Lake Tahoe Restoration Act as part of a vote to adopt the $10 billion Water Resources Development Act of 2016, a Continue Reading …

Public Asked to Share Input for Lake Tahoe Shoreline Plan

Stateline, Nevada – The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) is seeking community input at two upcoming workshops to help guide creation of a Shoreline Plan that protects Lake Tahoe’s scenic Continue Reading …

Obama: Conservation “More Critical Than Ever” in Combating Climate Change

Stateline, NV—Speaking at the 2016 Lake Tahoe Summit, President Barack Obama praised the many years of work and collaboration that have gone into restoring the Lake Tahoe Region’s environment, and Continue Reading …

New Weapons Available to Lake Tahoe Boat Inspectors in Fight Against Invasive Species

Lake Tahoe, Stateline, NV— Smartphones became Lake Tahoe’s first line of defense against the introduction of new aquatic invasive species this summer. As part of recently launched partnerships with Continue Reading …