El Dorado County Local News: Sustainability


All Local Sustainability News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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04/26/2024
A bill to rein in a proposed monthly fee on California electric bills would let California’s largest for-profit utility companies charge customers $24 per month — with fees as low as $6 for lower-income customers — as a kind of membership fee for the power grid.

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04/25/2024
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A group of Truckee-Tahoe based non-profit organizations are teaming up for the 2nd annual Grow Your Own Festival featuring gardening demos and a high elevation seedling sale.

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04/25/2024
Citing limited staff resources and budget, El Dorado County Supervisors put a halt to staff work to amend the cannabis ordinance.

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04/24/2024
Grizzly Flat residents speak out against a proposed biomass facility proposed by District 2 Supervisor George Turnboo.

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04/19/2024
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The City of South Lake Tahoe's single-use water bottle ban goes into effect for commercial vendors on Earth Day, April 22.

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04/17/2024
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The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency is calling for nominations for projects completed in 2022 or 2023 that display outstanding environmental design to be recognized in the 31st annual Best in Basin awards program.

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04/17/2024
The Lake Tahoe Unified School District has begun operating an initial 5 electric school buses and charging stations, with 15 more expected to be funded through an upcoming grant.

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04/08/2024
An Earth Day celebration is taking place at Lake Tahoe Community College on Saturday, April 27 10AM - to 3PM.

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04/06/2024
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The South Tahoe Public Utility District is hosting a Public Meeting on Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 6 p.m. in the Board Room at 1275 Meadow Crest Drive to discuss proposed rate increases.

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04/06/2024
The Tahoe Prosperity Center is calling for submissions to its Project Inventory Form of projects driving innovation in sectors such as Environmental Innovation, Health and Wellness, Outdoor/Sustainable Recreation and others.

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03/29/2024
The Lake Tahoe Destination Stewardship Council announced the hiring of Meyers resident Nettie Pardue as its first managing director, tasked with coordinating 30 parters to implement the Destination Stewardship Plan.

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03/22/2024
The city released a survey for resident input on government input and quality of life with the intent of utilizing the feedback in strategic planning for the future.

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03/19/2024
The buildings and parking lot on the 31 acre South Lake Tahoe Motel 6 property on the upper Truckee River will be removed and the land restored.

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03/15/2024
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With the expiration of the Lake Tahoe Restoration Act of 2016 looming just around the corner, several community leaders from Lake Tahoe traveled to Washington D.C. to urge lawmakers to extend the act.

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03/15/2024
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In early February 2024, the Mountain Counties Water Resources Association, also known as MCWRA, adopted new "Forest Management Principles," with the goal to solve the ongoing problem and severe effects from California's mega wildfires.

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03/15/2024
El Dorado Disposal requests customers to not dispose of e-waste in the trash, and provides free curbside battery pick-up upon request. There are also drop-off locations in Cameron Park, El Dorado Hills and Placerville.

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03/11/2024
The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians announced a $653,120 grant by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as part of the Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling program for Tribes and Intertribal Consortia program.

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03/05/2024
The consumer price index shows services are mostly responsible for persistent inflation, but prices for food and other goods in California remain high.

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03/04/2024
El Dorado County’s 2023-24 mid-year budget report projects the midyear General Fund balance will be just under $17 million, down from the previous year’s $25.9 million

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02/29/2024
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Tahoe residents may be seeing more electric charging stations, additions to solar code, and traffic plans for large events.

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