Sierra Club Seeks To Stop Lake Tahoe Resort Project

Law360, New York (August 10, 2012, 4:07 PM EDT) -- The Sierra Club and the Friends of the West Shore on Thursday asked a California federal judge to stop the large-scale expansion of a Lake Tahoe resort, saying Placer County and its planning agency circumvented the regional plan and ordinances by pushing through their approvals for the project.

In a January suit, the environmental groups allege that the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, Placer County and the county’s board of supervisors in December unlawfully approved drastic changes in the county’s regional plan and code of ordinances to...
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