Welcome to the Tahoe Sierra Clean Air Coalition website. We are a coalition of individuals and families dedicated to restoring pristine air quality to Lake Tahoe and Sierra Nevada mountain, valley and foothill communities. We support the Tahoe Blue Sky Initiative… for clean air, for life.
Each year, agency created “managed” mega burns, prescribed burns and pile burns unleash billions of tons of particulate matter, carbon, including carbon black, phosphorus, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, mercury, PM10, PM 2.5 and other toxic chemicals into the atmosphere. These dangerous particles eventually find their way into our lungs, affecting our children, communities, the ozone, wildlife, and snowmelts. Toxic particulate matter can contribute to pollution and algae growth in our lakes.
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Meet our Board of Directors
- Christine Flaherty, MHA
- Martin D. Hoffman, MD, FACSM, FAWM
Professor of PM&R, University of California Davis
- Doug Flaherty, Retired Fire Battalion Chief
- Janine Petrick