Governor Newsom announced in his State of the State speech that he will scrap a controversial $19 billion plan to build two tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to carry water southward. Instead, state officials will pursue a downsized one-tunnel conveyance system. We'll talk about the future of the project, known as California WaterFix, and what the new plan means for farms, cities, and the environment.
Delta Project Scaled Back to One Tunnel. Now What?
Lauren Sommer, science and environment reporter, KQED
Jeff Mount, senior fellow,Public Policy Institute of California; emeritus professor of earth and planetary sciences, UC Davis
Roger Patterson, assistant general manager for strategic water initiatives, Metropolitan Water District of Northern California