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Locals recognized for environmental stewardship

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Tahoe residents and businesses that made their properties more environmentally friendly will be recognized at the Feburary meeting of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency.

For 20 years, the TRPA has presented its Best in the Basin awards to recognize work which demonstrates “exceptional planning, design and compatibility with the Lake Tahoe environment,” said Dennis Oliver, TRPA spokesman.

Among the winners this year are the China Gardens Fuels Reduction Project in Glenbrook, South Y Transit Center remodel, Kelly Ridge Apartments, Gordon Residents in Elks Point, South Tahoe Industrial Park and the Ski Run Center.

Honorable mentions were given to the South Tahoe Public Utility District for drought resistant landscaping and demonstration garden at their administrative offices. A solar retrofit at a home in Stateline will also be recognized.

The winners will be officially recognized at the TRPA Governing Board meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, at TRPA regional offices in Stateline. A solar retrofit on a home on Snowbird Court at Stateline will also recieve recognition.

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