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Toxic Treatment for Tahoe?

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Environmentalists and Water Providers Oppose Use of Poison to Combat Tahoe's Invasive Species

30 Years Later

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When storms whip the Sierra Nevada they can throw a strong wind down from the mountain peaks through Shirley Canyon into Squaw Valley. Old timers call this western wind the 'Shirley Zephyr.' On April 15, 1978, the Shirley Zephyr was more than a stiff breeze. Its gale-force winds aided in causing one of the ski industry’s most historic lift accidents.