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Gore to return to Tahoe Summit

Former Vice President Al Gore, the driving force behind the original Lake Tahoe Summit, will return for this year’s summit in August. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., one of those who originally sought a presidential summit to spur recovery of the Sierra lake, said Gore took what he originally thought would be a relatively small event and, with support from then-President Bill Clinton, turned it into an event he said “put Tahoe on a path to recovery.” The original event resulted in Clinton signing the executive order making Lake Tahoe a national priority. Passage of the Lake Tahoe Restoration …

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