Tahoe summit meets amid concern over lake level

August 20, 2014 12:54 AM

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One year after California and Nevada resolved a long-standing feud over development around Lake Tahoe, John Laird, secretary of the California Natural Resources Agency, arrived at a summit near the water’s edge Tuesday and said “peace is at hand.”

The annual gathering of politicians, environmentalists and researchers has been colored in previous years by tension over the governance of the basin surrounding Lake Tahoe, with Nevada passing a law in 2011 threatening to withdraw from a two-state partnership known as the Tahoe Regional Planning Ag...

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