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Environmental problems of the Lake Tahoe Basin.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Air and Water Pollution.

Environmental problems of the Lake Tahoe Basin.

Hearing, Ninety-second Congress, second session. August 21, 1972-Brockway, California.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Air and Water Pollution.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tahoe, Lake, region (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental policy -- Tahoe, Lake, region (Calif. and Nev.)

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .P825 1972b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 829 p.
      Number of Pages829
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5391988M
      LC Control Number72603526

      The Lake Tahoe to Yosemite Trail may be more challenging today than when the book of the same name was written in The reason is that the Tahoe-Yosemite trail looks like it has not been maintained between its junction along Summit City Creek below Fourth of July Lake South down to Camp Irene on the Mokleumne River, since A coalition of local and visiting Lake Tahoe paddlers, business owners and basin environmental groups are helping to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species. The Lake Tahoe Basin’s snowpack was only 3 percent of normal for the date and the Truckee River Basin’s was measured at 14 percent. Lake Tahoe is so low no water will flow from the lake into. He founded the Crocker Nuclear Laboratory Air Quality group and became Director of the Institute of Ecology, His work was instrumental in the removal of lead from gasoline and introduction of the catalytic converter, the reduction of sulfur in fuel, and the new air basin for Lake Tahoe with more stringent environmental limits.


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