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 .
Axed teen pregnancy prevention programs win back federal funds
Federal judges have ordered the Trump administration to restore all funding for the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program.
More judges order administration to restore pregnancy prevention funds
Two more federal judges have ordered the Trump administration to restore funding for teen pregnancy prevention programs that were abruptly eliminated.
Judge rules Trump officials broke law when axing teen pregnancy program
A federal judge has ruled that the Trump administration unlawfully axed the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program and must restore funding.
Planned Parenthood, youth groups sue government for teen pregnancy cuts
The groups allege that pulling the plug on the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program violated federal law.
California is preparing to defend its waters from Trump order
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.
Just say know: Teens say pregnancy prevention programs are worth keeping
With the loss of nearly $214 million in promised federal funding, the future of 81 teen pregnancy prevention programs nationwide remains uncertain.
Trump officials tell teens to say no to sex. But that advice doesn’t work
Health experts worry that the Trump administration’s promotion of abstinence-only programs will reverse dramatic improvements in the teen birth rate.
Trump administration suddenly pulls plug on teen pregnancy programs
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
Trump’s ‘puddle and ditch’ order will have destructive ripple effect
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.