Lake Tahoe’s biggest champion, Dianne Feinstein, secured its beauty for future generations

Posted on AllSides September 30th, 2023

Lake Tahoe’s internationally revered blue waters — once described “the fairest picture the whole earth affords” by humorist Mark Twain — could instead be muddy brown if not for the late senior senator from California, who died Friday at the age of 90, environmental advocates said. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who spent her childhood and adult life in the mountainous region, was the “biggest champion Tahoe ever had and will ever have,” said Amy Berry, the CEO of the nonprofit Tahoe Fund. The state’s longest-serving U.S. senator secured more than half...

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