September 1, 2014
Thirty-three hundred scenic areas in the Sierra along the Nevada-California line will be protected from development under a deal announced yesterday.
Sierra Pacific Power Company will receive 2.2 million dollars for the property under the deal arranged by The Nature Conservancy. It includes seven miles of the Truckee River between Floriston, California and the Nevada line.
The property will be managed by the California Department of Fish and Game.
Officials say the pact has been four years in the making and involved negotiations between Sierra Pacific, the Truckee Meadows Water Authority, the conservancy and others.
(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.