Nevada Public Radio Listen Live

"BBC's World Service"
Facebook Twitter Follow Nevada Public Radio

Support Nevada Public Radio
KNPR's State of Nevada About SON Archives Participate Specials
Council Votes For Horse-Drawn Carriages
The Progressive Bluegrass Sounds Of The Infamous Stringdusters
The Good Foods Of Lent
Boycott Las Vegas Say Social Conservatives
How Safe Is Your Food?
Robert Coover And The Return Of The Brunists
Castro And Patrick Spar Over Immigration
Behind The Bundy Ranch Standoff
Can 'Serious' Reading Happen Online?
Lynne Jasames On Why 'It's Okay To Cry'
BASE Jumping: The Allure And The Danger
Tax Advice For The Alternative Economy
The Secret History Of Las Vegas
Anti-Government Protesters Win Round Against BLM
Bryan Ferry (Of Roxy Music) Brings His Orchestra To Vegas
Is Tipping Obsolete?
Deal Reached Between North Las Vegas And Labor Unions
Being Oscar
The Life Cycle Of A Mall
Fixing Nevada's Mental Health System
Bundy Family Says Local Officials Need to Step In To Stop BLM Dispute
The Future Of Space Tourism

Nevada wants control of its side of Lake Tahoe
Nevada wants control of its side of Lake Tahoe

AIR DATE: April 4, 2011

There's a bill circulating in the Nevada legislature that will remove Nevada from the Tahoe Regional Planning Compact.  That's the compact formed in 1969 that creates a co-op between California and Nevada to protect Lake Tahoe.  But, for years landowners have fought it, claiming it takes away from their ability to expand development.

comments powered by Disqus
The Nevada Legislature has an opinion page where you can register your support or opposition to the bill to withdraw the state from the Tahoe Regional Planning Compact, we hope everyone will register their views: To follow the news on Lake Tahoe and this bill, "Like" the League to Save Lake Tahoe - Keep Tahoe Blue on Facebook or visit our website at
Rochelle NasonMar 30, 2011 10:36:23 AM
Thank you for having me on the show to talk about Lake Tahoe. I didn't get to mention that it was Nevada's leadership some 40 years ago that lead to the formation of TRPA and polling data show that people in Las Vegas still care deeply about our lake environment. While we do have rules for a good reason, these rules have actually protected property values over the last several decades and continue to protect this irreplaceable resource. Thank you.
Julie ReganMar 30, 2011 10:36:06 AM
Web hosting facilities provided by Switch.