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Home Building Industry / Lake Tahoe #32384

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 17, 1974
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(Studio) Home building industry rallied in June. Construction causes major controversy at Lake Tahoe.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(S. Lake Tahoe, California) [Chairperson regional planning agency Gordon HOOPER - favors limiting construction.] Fight stems from restricting amount of construction around Lake Tahoe. Conservationists afraid area may be ruined by too many people. Nevada side of Lake Tahoe considers stopping further casino construction. California agency wants to restrict all major building on California side of lake, [Contractor "Doc" HANSBEARRY - states such restrictions will put him out of business.,] Builders protest. Planning agency passes moratorium on most construction.
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker

Shoemaker, Dick;
Smith, Howard K.

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