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Bettina Boxall

Bettina Boxall covers water issues and the environment for the Los Angeles Times. She shared the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting with colleague Julie Cart for a five-part series that explored the causes and effects of escalating wildfire in the West. She began her journalism career as a photographer at a small Texas daily and reported for newspapers in Vermont and New Jersey before joining The Times in 1987.
Imperial Irrigation District sues to block Colorado River drought plan

The Imperial Irrigation District has sued the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California to block the Colorado River drought contingency plan. The district is concerned about the shrinking Salton Sea.

David Bernhardt confirmed as Interior secretary despite ethics concerns

President Trump's nominee to lead the Interior Department has a long history of lobbying the agency he's poised to run.

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