A road through a national refuge in Alaska is meant to be for medical evacuations. But a little-known loophole lets it move fish, not just patients.
Jane Kay is a career journalist specializing in enterprise and investigative science and environment stories, most recently contributing to National Geographic, Environmental Health News and Scientific American. As one of the country’s early newspaper environmental beat reporters, she worked at the San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Examiner and Arizona Daily Star in Tucson. She taught environmental reporting at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism for nine years, and then directed its environmental journalism program for four years. She also taught feature writing at the University of Arizona School of Journalism from which she graduated. Kay has reported extensively on global warming, toxics in the environment and consumer products and the health of wildlife and ecosystems. Her stories have taken her to the Arctic, Alaska's Prince William Sound and Bristol Bay, the Amazon, Navajo lands, the U.S.-Mexico border, Baja California and the Gulf of Mexico. She has won national awards, including the Sigma Delta Chi Public Service Award, the National Press Club's Robert L. Kozik Award for environmental reporting and twice Scripps Howard Foundation's Edward J. Meeman Award. In 2007, she won the Society of Environmental Journalists' prize for best beat reporting. Kay can be reached at JaneKayEnvironment@gmail.com .
Federal judges have ordered the Trump administration to restore all funding for the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program.
Two more federal judges have ordered the Trump administration to restore funding for teen pregnancy prevention programs that were abruptly eliminated.
A federal judge has ruled that the Trump administration unlawfully axed the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program and must restore funding.
The groups allege that pulling the plug on the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program violated federal law.
The proposed new rules could insulate the state from President Donald Trump’s executive order to roll back the reach of the Clean Water Act.
With the loss of nearly $214 million in promised federal funding, the future of 81 teen pregnancy prevention programs nationwide remains uncertain.
Health experts worry that the Trump administration’s promotion of abstinence-only programs will reverse dramatic improvements in the teen birth rate.
The decision by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will end five-year grants awarded by the Obama administration that were designed to f
President Donald Trump derides the Environmental Protection Agency for saving “nearly every puddle or every ditch on a farmer’s land.” But scientists say these small waterways are fundamental to the nation’s drinking water supplies and wildlife.
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