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Scott Detrow

Sacramento bureau chief Scott Detrow covers state government, politics and policy for KQED News and its statewide news program, The California Report.

Before joining KQED, Scott reported on Pennsylvania's natural gas drilling boom for NPR's StateImpact project.

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Low Water Levels Forcing Boats Out Of Folsom Lake

KQED Science | August 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Low Water Levels Forcing Boats Out Of Folsom Lake

It’s not unusual for Folsom Lake to lose water over the course of the summer, but the boat-removal order typically comes in the fall, not early August.

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Submarine Searches For Seismic Clues Beneath Lake Tahoe

KQED Science | July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Submarine Searches For Seismic Clues Beneath Lake Tahoe

Every 4,000 years, there's an earthquake beneath Lake Tahoe. A robotic submarine is spending the week below the lake’s surface, using high-definition cameras and ultrasound-like technology to examine the lake's biggest fault.

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