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January 2, 2013
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Grants available to improve Lake Tahoe water quality

LAKE TAHOE - The Nevada Division of State Lands has funding available to implement Environmental Improvement Program projects on the Nevada side of the Lake Tahoe Basin, officials announced last week.

In order to be eligible, projects must be identified in the current Environmental Improvement Program, be a benefit to the general public and, if the project includes the treatment of storm water, the storm water must be shown to be connected to a surface water body

Eligible projects include water quality and stream environment zone restoration and enhancement projects. Non-state agency applicants must provide a minimum of 25 percent in matching funds.

Pre-applications are due Jan. 11 by 5 p.m. Eligible projects will be invited to submit a full application, which will be due Feb. 15. The grants are not available to California agencies or residents.

To download a pre-application form, please visit www.lands.nv.gov and click on Tahoe Resource Team.

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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Jan 2, 2013 09:44PM Published Jan 2, 2013 09:44PM Copyright 2013 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.