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Scott Detrow
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You don't want to be on the receiving end of an angry Mike Krancer letter. Here's my latest StateImpact report, on the letters Pennsylvania's DEP Secretary has written to the EPA.

https://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/2012/05/15/mike-krancer-and-the-epa-its-complicated/
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A busy day in the world of Marcellus Shale drilling, as PA's Commonwealth Court issued an injunction delaying part of the new impact fee. Here's our latest post:
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What do Ohio earthquakes have to do with Pennsylvania's shale drilling boom? A lot.
Everybody wants to ring in New Year’s Eve with a bang. Most people just want a heads-up the bang is coming. Diane Slender was at home, drying her hair, on the afternoon of December 31st. “I ...
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Gas prices in Pennsylvania keep going up. The average cost of a gallon increased 16 cents over the last month, and is now approaching $4
Pennsylvania's gas prices keep ticking upward. The average gallon of gas now costs $3.927 in the Keystone State. That's a tad higher than the national average of $3.925, making Pennsylvania the 17th-h...
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33rd anniversary of the nuclear accident at Three Mile Island. WITF video from 30th. Smart Talk: Three Mile Island Disaster 30th Anniversary
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The Three Mile Island accident happened 33 years ago today
The Three Mile Island nuclear crisis began 33 years ago today. Since that’s not a round number, the anniversary hasn’t gotten much attention. But if you’re looking for more information on Penns...
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I broke away from the energy beat for one story, and filed a report on Bill DeWeese's run for reelection.

What makes DeWeese's campaign unique? The fact he'll be sentenced to up to six years in jail the same day he wins the Democratic primary.

Here's the report, which aired on Weekend Edition.
http://www.npr.org/2012/04/14/150578563/a-felon-but-hell-probably-be-re-elected-anyway
A conviction on corruption charges isn't stopping former Pennsylvania state House Speaker Bill DeWeese from running for re-election. On the day he's likely to win the primary, the 17-term Democrat wil...
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Stumping in PA's Shale Country, Romney calls Obama an "anti-energy president" http://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/2012/04/05/romney-calls-obama-an-anti-energy-president/
Appearing in one of the most heavily-drilled regions of Pennsylvania, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney called President Barack Obama “an anti-energy president.” Romney made his comment...
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This band plays cover songs in their van as they drive from show to show. I want to be friends with them.
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StateImpact Pennsylvania's new map shows which counties have and haven't enacted the new drilling impact fee. The deadline is April 16.
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The Corbett Administration is making more changes to DCNR's wildlife research program.
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My latest story on Harrisburg's financial situation aired on NPR this morning. This piece delves into Midtown's efforts to hire their own police...
The Pennsylvania capital Harrisburg is more than $300 million in debt. The budget is controlled by a state-appointed custodian. City and law enforcement services are under strain and residents worry v...
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  • KQED
    Sacramento Bureau Chief, 2013 - present
  • StateImpact Pennsylvania
    Reporter, 2011 - 2013
  • Pennsylvania Public Radio
    State Capitol Bureau Chief, 2009 - 2011
  • witf
    Reporter, 2007 - 2009
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Sacramento, California
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania - Montclair, New Jersey - Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Bronx, New York
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I cover California government and politics for KQED and its statewide show, The California Report
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  • University of Pennsylvania
    MPA - Fels Institute, 2011 - 2013
  • Fordham University
    Political Science; English, 2003 - 2007
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