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Amanda Paulson, writer (Boulder, Colo.), has been a staff writer for the Monitor since 2000, writing for national news and covering the Midwest and, since 2011, the Rocky Mountain region. She has reported on education reform, immigration, agriculture, and natural disasters, including Hurricane Katrina, the Boulder floods, wildfires, and the Sago Mine disaster. Her environmental reporting has included topics ranging from mountain-top mining in West Virginia and gas drilling in Western Colorado to water rights, pine-bark beetles, and sage grouse. She recently spent a year as a fellow at the Scripps Center for Environmental Journalism in Boulder.
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