Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016

Boiling point

Angry words over unanswered Delta tunnel questions

The California Delta is an intricate, 1,100-square-mile tapestry of farmland, canals, lakes, trees, reeds and marshes. SCOTT BROWN / Orange County Register

OC Register

Associated Press & Orange County Register

Tensions over unanswered questions on how California's largest water district might help pay for two proposed Delta water tunnels boiled over during meetings Monday and Tuesday. The state is asking local water districts to pay for the tunnels, likely through customer rate hikes or other increased fees.

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L.A. is a microcosm of climate change challenge

USC News

The city's climate, ecological issues and urban growth are a microcosm of the challenges facing the world, a USC expert says. During a time of climate change, the struggles and opportunities in the nation's second-most-populous city offer lessons for all.

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10 experts to watch on water policy, infrastructure

Water Deeply

Experts around the world are watching how Californian cities think, research and innovate to create a path of sustainable growth in a future with fewer water resources. Here are 10 leading experts helping cities to be drought-proof and more water efficient.

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