Brown proposes dropping major part of twin-tunnel project

April 12, 2015 6:54 PM

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is rethinking a major component of the state's proposed $25 billion twin-tunnel water project, a newspaper reported.

The governor is proposing to drop a 50-year guarantee to restore the environment in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta as part of the twin-tunnel plan, the San Jose Mercury News reported ( The goal is to restore salmon and other endangered species in the Delta.

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