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Court overturns Tahoe development approval

STATELINE (AP) — A federal appeals court has sided with a conservation group in its appeal of regulators’ approval of a major residential development at Lake Tahoe.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled Thursday in favor of the League to Save Lake Tahoe in its legal fight against the 50-unit, 18-acre Sierra Colina Village project on the lake’s south shore.The league sued the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency last year, saying additional land coverage at the Stateline site allowed by the bi-state agency could harm Tahoe’s fragile environment.The league maintains the additional coverage would allow sediment and …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 13, 2012 05:37AM Published Oct 13, 2012 05:35AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.