Lake Tahoe just an average lake?
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How well have we, as a Nation, followed through with special designations and treatment of our National Treasure, to protect and preserve its natural bounty for all generations of Americans?
Where will you go when the shores are crowded with buildings and choked with algae, traffic is horrific, special interests rule, and, sadly, Lake Tahoe is just another average lake?
What does this say about our values as Americans?
Most of the un-built land left in the small towns around the lake will be paved or developed. Much like the development of the Tahoe Keys project that destroyed the largest marshland at the lake. Source: USGS.gov
Developers will be allowed to jam 197’, 95’ and 56’ high structures against the main roadways around the Lake.
Secchi depth measures lake clarity. The Plan will add more algae, more invasive weeds to clog the shoreline, and less clarity. Source: State Of The Lake 2012 UC Davis
More traffic will be added to peak traffic-jam periods. Photo Source: Lake Tahoe News
Radical change for the future of Lake Tahoe. Photo Source: Lake Tahoe News
Without public outcry, the TRPA and its local jurisdiction dominance, will move with all possible speed to maximize building projects, while ignoring the environmental thresholds.