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> As a result of over 1,800 comments submitted during the Draft Environmental Impact Statement review process, Homewood Mountain Resort made key adjustments to the master plan such as reducing the project size, moving the location of several buildings within the resort, and adding additional environmental monitoring requirements over the next 20 years to ensure the project terms are honored.
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> During the hearing, TRPA’s Governing Board heard nearly 70 public comments which were more than two-to-one in support of approving the Homewood Mountain Resort project.
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> “Today the public process worked for the benefit of Lake Tahoe,” said Norma Santiago, TRPA Governing BoardChair. “After thousands of comments, four hours of public testimony, and a rigorous analysis of the environmental impacts of the project over the last four years, the final Homewood project will be better for the lake and the community.”
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> “The environment and the economy go hand in hand,” said Renee Koijane, a full-time Homewood resident and mother of two, “and this project embraces both.”
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> A huge, huge thank you to all who came out last night and to other hearings to speak as well as to those who sent in letters.
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> We did it!

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