California Lawmakers Reject Bill Calling For Delta Tunnels Scrutiny – CBS Sacramento

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California lawmakers have rejected legislation that would have added protections for water contractors in a massive project to ship water from Northern to Southern California through a pair of twin tunnels.

AB2583 by Assemblyman Jim Frazier, a Democrat from Oakley, could have delayed Gov. Jerry Brown’s $15.7 billion water tunnel project by requiring more extensive environmental review.