NEWS: Delta tunnels cost soars to nearly $20 billion when accounting for inflation
A recently disclosed letter from state officials has revealed the estimated cost of planned Delta tunnels has risen 22 percent over an estimate issued last year, reports the Sacramento Bee. The tunnels plan, backed by Governor Jerry Brown, is intended to provide water to Southern California while protecting endangered fish. However, critics say the plan lacks necessary funding commitments and may actually harm water quality.
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