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With environmental review complete, what's next for the Delta tunnel plan?




In this Feb. 25, 2016 photo, water flows through an irrigation canal to crops near Lemoore, Calif.
In this Feb. 25, 2016 photo, water flows through an irrigation canal to crops near Lemoore, Calif.
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Governor Jerry Brown's controversial Delta tunnel plan reached an important milestone yesterday.

After more than a decade of planning and debate, a 97-thousand-page final environmental impact report for the project was released on Thursday.

State officials say they hope to begin construction on the massive water re-routing plan as early as 2018, but some significant hurdles remain.

Jeffrey Mount, a senior fellow with the non-partisan Public Policy Institute of California's Water Policy Center, joined Take Two to explain.

To listen to the full interview, click on the blue media player above.