Amy GreenReporter and Producer
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Amy Green is a general assignment reporter. She specializes in the environment and science.
Amy has worked as a regular contributor to PEOPLE, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor and many other publications. She is a former Associated Press reporter in the Nashville, Tenn., bureau.
Amy is a Florida native. She lives in Orlando with her husband and daughter.
Recent Stories from Amy Green
Florida wildlife authorities may expand protected areas for some of the state’s most iconic and imperiled bird species like roseate spoonbills and brown pelicans. Some of these areas would be in Brevard and Volusia counties.
Experts are monitoring patches of dead fish and algae in the northern Indian River Lagoon. More than 50 minor fish kills have been reported in August in Brevard County.
The Florida Mall is open after false reports Thursday of a shooting. An Orange County Fire Rescue spokeswoman says a fire suppression test was underway when some balloons popped, triggering fears of gunfire.
Work is complete on a 30-year, 250 million dollar restoration of the St. Johns River’s headwaters, one of the largest wetland restoration efforts in the world. The work was done to resurrect a more natural flow of water in the headwaters of the state’s longest river, which begins in central Florida and flows north toward Jacksonville. 90.7 environmental reporter Amy Green talked with St. Johns Riverkeeper Lisa Rinaman about the work.
The Florida sandhill crane is just one species an environmental group says the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has failed to protect under the Endangered Species Act. The group is threatening to sue the federal agency.
The father of a toddler killed in an alligator attack at Walt Disney World reached his hands inside the animal’s jaws as he tried to pry them open and free his son. That’s according to a final report released Monday by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Informational meetings are Monday on the region’s first countywide solar co-op. The Orange County Solar Co-op is aimed at driving down prices by combining homeowners’ buying power. Together members consider proposals and select installers.
A judgement is expected soon in legal action over whether the Pulse nightclub gunman’s full communications with law enforcement should be made public. A federal judge heard arguments Thursday over whether the action should take place in federal or state court.
Environmental groups are taking legal action against the 515-mile Sabal Trail pipeline. Construction is about to begin on the underground natural gas pipeline, which will stretch from Alabama through Georgia and Florida.
Wildlife authorities are investigating after three small fish kills and a nasty ocean smell were reported in the Daytona Beach area. The fish kills and foul smell were reported over the weekend and on Monday in Daytona Beach, Daytona Beach Shores and New Smyrna Beach.