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Draft Environmental Document
Available for 60 Day Public Review

The USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) is developing a plan to restore Meeks Creek to a more natural condition, while continuing to support sustainable recreation opportunities at Meeks Bay.

The LTBMU and project partners have developed four alternatives that would remove the inoperative marina and artificial lagoon and incorporate recreation amenities such as an improved campground, bicycle and pedestrian paths, parking, and a public access pier.

Today, the project partners released the draft environmental impact statement/environmental impact statement/environmental impact report (Draft EIS/EIS/EIR) for public comment. This Draft EIS/EIS/EIR evaluates the potential environmental impacts of the proposed project, identifies ways to minimize or mitigate potential impacts, and identifies a preferred alternative.
 

The Draft EIS/EIR/EIS is available for public comment for 60 days from June 10 to August 9, 2022.

Read the Draft EIS/EIR/EIR

Upcoming Public Meetings

The lead agencies have incorporated extensive public input and are requesting feedback on the environmental analysis during a 60-day review period from June 10 to August 9, 2022.

They will be hosting two public meetings to share the findings and answer questions. All formal comments must be submitted in writing and will not be accepted verbally at these meetings.
Register for the workshop

How to Comment 

All formal comments must be submitted in writing between June 10 and August 9, 2022.

Online through the Forest Service database: http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/ltbmu/meeksrestoration/comment
 
By mail:            
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency
Attention: Rebecca Cremeen         
PO Box 5310, Stateline, NV 89449

By hand delivery:
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency 
Attention: Rebecca Cremeen
128 Market Street, Stateline, NV 89449

Providing substantive comments helps the lead agencies refine the proposed project to better meet the project’s purpose and need and, ultimately, ensure the environmental analyses is thorough. Click here to learn how to write an effective comment letter.

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For more information about the project timeline, past meeting notes, and more visit www.meeksbayproject.org.To be removed from future notices, email the project team at meeksbayproject@trpa.org. You can also subscribe to TRPA's e-news and follow us on social media to stay up to date on Meeks Bay news and updates.
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