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Tahoe water board to talk invasive species

LAKE TAHOE “-The Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board will discuss funding a survey of the Asian Clam population of Lake Tahoe and the possibility of allowing aquatic pesticides into the waters at its meeting Monday and Tuesday, May 13 and 14.

The board meets at 4 p.m. at the Lake Tahoe Community College Board and Aspen Rooms at One College Drive in South Lake Tahoe.

A resolution requesting the State Water Resources Control Board approve $100,000 from the Cleanup and Abatement fund for a study to examine Lake Tahoe’s Asian Clam population is on the agenda.

The $100,000 would cover an autonomous underwater vehicle taking pictures of the bottom of the lake. It would also cover the staff costs of analyzing the data and images. The survey would cover down to 20 meters, said.

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