Lake Tahoe Presidential Forum
Actions to Protect Lake Tahoe
On Saturday, July 26, 1997, President Clinton and Vice President Gore
traveled to Incline Village, Nevada, to host the Lake Tahoe Presidential
Prior to their visit, the Clinton Administration convened Lake Tahoe
workshops on water quality, forest restoration, recreation and tourism,
and transportation. From those workshops the President directed his administration
to begin acting on specified recommendations.
This is a consolidated reference document for the commitments made by
President Clinton and Vice President Gore at the conclusion of the Lake
Tahoe Presidential Forum.
Recognizing the unique nature of Lake Tahoe and its surrounding basin,
the President signed an
order in July 1997 directing Federal agencies to establish a formal
interagency partnership charged with assuring coordination and efficient
management of Federal program projects and activities with the Lake Tahoe
Basin. The Executive Order also calls for the development of a linked
natural-resources database and a Geographic Information System (GIS) capability.
Tahoe Executive Order
press release October 29, 1997
to the Presidential Forum
Presidential Commitments Status Report