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Former Environment Reporter
Amy Quinton has more than 18 years experience in public radio. Amy came to Sacramento from New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR) where she was the Environment Reporter. At NHPR, she spent countless hours in the state legislature reporting on energy and environmental policy. She also became Interim News Director, managing NHPR's daily news coverage from reporters and stringers across the state. Amy has also reported for NPR member stations WFAE in Charlotte, NC, WAMU in Washington D.C. and American Public Media's "Marketplace." During her career, Amy has received numerous awards for her reporting, including the Sigma Delta Chi Award for Public Service in Journalism presented by the Society of Professional Journalists.
June 1, 2017
California Governor Jerry Brown did not mince words in reaction to President Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Climate Agreement.
May 30, 2017
A new economic forecast shows slower economic growth for California compared to recent years.
May 18, 2017
Scientists have for the first time quantified how much groundwater was lost in the Central Valley in the most recent drought.
May 16, 2017
A new report that gauges the health of California's native salmon, steelhead and trout paints an alarming picture. It shows 45 percent are likely to be extinct in 50 years if present trends continue.
May 9, 2017
Construction on the biggest levee improvement project in West Sacramento is now underway. The project will help protect the city from a 200-year flood.
May 3, 2017
California water managers got an earful from angry residents in Oroville Tuesday night because of how complications with the emergency spillway were handled.
May 1, 2017
California state Senate Democrats have proposed a major overhaul to the state’s key climate change program.
April 27, 2017
The California State Senate has passed a bill that would make it easier for cities to finance and build projects to capture stormwater.
April 26, 2017
Wednesday the State Water Resources Control Board lifted a rule that required agencies prove they have enough water to supply cities for three dry years.
April 25, 2017
The head of California's water agency briefed a state legislative committee Tuesday on the state's response to severe damage at the nation's tallest dam.