ADVISORY: Representative Kiley, Team Tahoe Set to Host Press Conference on the Lake Tahoe Restoration Reauthorization Act

Mar 11, 2024
Water

WASHINGTON – Representative Kevin Kiley (R-CA) and Team Tahoe, a collation of Nevada and California local elected officials, tribal leaders, and representatives from public and private entities, will host a press conference urging the extension of the Lake Tahoe Restoration Act of 2016 (LTRA), which expires on September 30, 2024.

What: Team Tahoe coalition press conference with Nevada and California Members of Congress

Who: Rep. Kevin Kiley (R-CA)

Cindy Gustafson (Chair, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency)

Steve Spurlock (Chair, League to Save Lake Tahoe)

Serrell Smokey (Chair, Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California)

When: Wednesday, March 13, 2024, 10:00 AM EST

Where: House Triangle, east side of U.S. Capitol

Please register HERE to receive a link to the live stream.

BACKGROUND: The Lake Tahoe Restoration Reauthorization Act provides funding for projects that support forest health, water for fire infrastructure, watershed restoration, water quality, aquatic invasives species control, Lahontan cutthroat trout recovery, and accountability. Since the Act’s passage in 2016, Lake Tahoe Environmental Improvement Program (EIP) partners have implemented hundreds of projects, leveraged the federal investment 5-to-1 with state, local, and private funding, and supported 1,700 jobs per year.

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