Officials from the Orange County Sanitation Districts in California yesterday met with municipal executives from Lehman Brothers in an effort to help the agency recover from a $26 million technical default on its taxable commercial paper program.

The districts, which are managed by a single agency and account for 90% of Orange County's sanitation needs, haven't run out of cash yet, and fiscal officials are working on plans to postpone all but the most critical of the district's capital projects.

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