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Settlement: Old toxic cables to be removed from Lake Tahoe

The abandoned cables — replaced with fiber optic ones in the 1980s — contain more than 65 tons of toxic lead that is polluting the alpine lake on the California-Nevada line, the lawsuit said.

By NBC Sacramento , in Sacramento , at November 25, 2021

Original article posted at https://www.kcra.com/article/settlement-old-toxic-cables-removed-lake-tahoe-pac-bell/38355526

The abandoned cables — replaced with fiber optic ones in the 1980s — contain more than 65 tons of toxic lead that is polluting the alpine lake on the California-Nevada line, the lawsuit said.

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