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
State space leaders want you to know: Florida remains the rocket launch capital of the world. They’re unveiling a $1.5 million media campaign promoting Florida as the destination to watch a rocket launch.
The St. Johns River Water Management District has a new executive director. She arrives on the heels of a shake-up of its leadership that left five senior positions open.
Like oil in the deepest oceans, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz says new technology is making it possible to tap stronger, more consistent winds at higher altitudes. Moniz announced Tuesday in Orlando the advancement makes way for wind energy in all 50 states.
When the Florida Legislature reconvenes in two weeks in a special session centered on the state budget a large part of the debate will be about Amendment 1. That’s the state constitutional amendment that mandates a 20-year, $22-billion conservation effort, the nation’s largest ever. Seventy-five percent of voters supported the amendment in November. But now environmentalists say lawmakers want to spend the money in ways voters never intended.
Environmentalists are expressing concern about the St. Johns River Water Management District’s top candidate for executive director. They say her prior experience at the state Department of Environmental Protection points to growing state influence in regional water issues.
The St. Johns River Water Management District is close to hiring Ann Shortelle as its new executive director. The board is searching for a new director after a mass exodus environmentalists suspect was prompted in part by the governor’s administration.