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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Environmental Reporter Amy Quinton Recaps 20th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit

September 1, 2016

President Barack Obama spoke at the 20th annual Lake Tahoe Summit about the environmental dangers Lake Tahoe faces with its murkier clarity and warmer waters. With us is environmental reporter Amy Quinton to explain what was discussed at the summit.

AP Photo / John Locher

Obama Visits Lake Tahoe, Vows To Return

August 31, 2016

President Barack Obama called Lake Tahoe a pristine environment that must be protected. Obama spoke before a crowd of 7,000 at the Annual Lake Tahoe Summit Wednesday. It was the president’s first trip to what he called a “spectacular” lake.

Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

Environment

Annual Lake Tahoe Summit Puts Spotlight On Water Quality

August 31, 2016 | Amy Quinton

President Barack Obama will shine a national spotlight on environmental issues facing Lake Tahoe at the 20th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit.

Karin Higgins / UC Davis

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Lake Tahoe Loses Signature Clarity With Warming Waters And Lower Levels

August 10, 2016

Lake Tahoe faces a crisis as its waters are not only getting warmer, but also murkier. Professor Geoffrey Schladow with the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center joins Insight to discuss the cause of the lake losing its trademark clarity.

Karin Higgins / UC Davis

Environment

Disturbing Trends For Health Of Lake Tahoe

July 28, 2016 | Amy Quinton

Scientists find record-breaking measurements in a report that examines the environmental health of Lake Tahoe.

Chris Stermer / CA Department of Fish and Wildlife

Insight With Beth Ruyak

California Biologist Investigates If Tahoe Wolverine Same One From Eight Years Ago

July 26, 2016 | Jonathan Ayestas

California scientists spotted a wolverine in the Sierra Nevada. Thought to be extinct from that area, California Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist Chris Stermer talks about how this wolverine could be the same one from eight years ago.

Nevada Settles EPA Stormwater Complaint

July 13, 2016 | Steve Milne

The state of Nevada will pay $120,000 to settle a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency complaint about storm water runoff pollution in Reno.

Courtesy of The League to Save Lake Tahoe

Environment

Lake Tahoe Volunteers Haul 1,596 Pounds Of July 4th Trash

July 6, 2016 | Steve Milne

The League to Save Lake Tahoe says volunteers picked-up nearly 1,600 pounds of trash during an annual post-July 4th cleanup event. The most commonly found items were cigarette butts and single-use plastics.

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