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Tahoe Board Weighs Clear Waters, Development

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Developers and environmental groups have been fighting over the future of the Lake Tahoe Basin for almost a decade -- and that battle comes to a head Wednesday.

The governing board of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency is slated to vote on the first update of its regional growth plan in 25 years. Developers want to build higher structures, while environmentalists worry construction runoff will cloud the famously clear lake.

Host Stephanie Martin talks with Julie Regan, the planning agency's external affairs chief.