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Silverman says proposed development in Squaw Valley would 'threaten all we love'

Auburn, Calif. July 17, 2015 - Today marks the close of the comment period for the initial environmental review of massive development proposed for Tahoe's Squaw Valley, and letters are pouring in from local residents, neighboring jurisdictions, government agencies, and regional conservation groups.

Sierra Watch delivered its detailed 130-page letter to Placer County this morning.

"Our comment letter makes it clear: Squaw Valley development proposals threaten everything we love about Tahoe," says Sierra Watch Staff Attorney Isaac Silverman. "Approving this project would not only be irresponsible but, under California state law, illegal."

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