A Placer County Superior Court judge this week dismissed most of the issues raised in a lawsuit to stop the Martis Valley West project north of Lake Tahoe.

But the judge did find a report on how Martis Valley West would affect emergency evacuation from the area in case of a fire needed more work. Suit plaintiffs Mountain Area Preservation, Sierra Watch and Keep Tahoe Blue hailed that ruling.

“We feel it’s a step in the right direction,” said Alexis Ollar, executive director of Truckee-based…

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