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Truckee eyes single-use foodware regulations

February 21, 2020

The Town of Truckee is looking to adopt regulations to reduce single-use foodware items. “Ultimately what we’re trying to do is reduce the amount of waste that we’re generating in the first place,” said Erica...



Placer County approves first sustainability plan

February 7, 2020

Placer County Board of Supervisors approved the first-ever sustainability plan geared to combat greenhouse gas emissions. “Climate change to me is very real and I want us to do everything that we can possibly do,”...



After dry January, Sierra snowpack below average

January 31, 2020

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The California Department of Water Resources second manual snow survey of 2020 at Phillips Station showed the Sierra Nevada snowpack below average. The manual survey recorded 40.5 inches of snow...





Bank joins forces with Protect Our Winters

January 17, 2020

Bank of the West, a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, has announced it is the first bank to join Protect Our Winters, a leading climate advocacy group for the winter sports community. As a Summit Level...