THIS JUST IN … Westlands rejects Delta tunnels plan *UPDATED*

From the Sacramento Bee:

“The Latest on a water district vote on Gov. Jerry Brown's $16 billion tunnel project (all times local):  2:55 p.m.  Board members of a key California farming district have voted not to participate in Gov. Jerry Brown's $16 billion water tunnel proposal.  Farmers in Westlands Water District — the nation's largest irrigation district — said Tuesday the cost was too high to sign on to California's biggest water project in a half-century. … ”

Read more from the Sacramento Bee here: The Latest: California farming district rejects tunnels plan
UPDATE: Longer story with more detail from Sacramento Bee here

 

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