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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.
Trump orders quicker environmental review of California water projects

President Trump Friday directed federal agencies to speed up their environmental reviews of major water projects in California and develop plans to suspend or revise regulations that hamper water deliveries.

As states near deal on Colorado River shortage, California looks at water cuts of as much as 8%

After years of talks, the states that take water from the drought-plagued Colorado River are nearing an agreement on how to share delivery cuts if a formal shortage is declared. Under a tentative proposal, California would reduce its Lake Mead withdrawals by 4.5% to 8%.

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