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.
Agency created “managed” 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 heating up our atmosphere and harming us all. 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
Professor of PM&R, University of California Davis
- Doug Flaherty, Retired Fire Battalion Chief
- Janine Petrick, RN