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Federal government announces $30 million for dam removal and other projects to help salmon in WA

Federal government announces $30 million for dam removal and other projects to help salmon in WA

Projects to help fish navigate Washington’s rivers could get a boost of more than $30 million from the federal government. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Wednesday announced $105 million for 36 new fish passage projects across the United States, including funds for culvert and dam removal projects, and studies to mitigate barriers to …

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Air pollution linked to nearly a million stillbirths a year

Nearly one million stillbirths a year can be attributed to air pollution, according to the first global study. Research has estimated that nearly half of stillbirths could be linked to exposure to pollution particles smaller than 2.5 microns (PM2.5), mostly produced by burning fossil fuels. The study looked at 137 countries in Asia, Africa and …

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California lake dried up to secure $250 million in US drought funding

California lake dried up to secure $250 million in US drought funding

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The federal government announced Monday that it will spend $250 million over four years on cleanup and environmental restoration work around a dried-up Southern California lake fed by the depleted Colorado River. The future of the Salton Sea, and who is financially responsible for it, has been a key question in …

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Fire plan would cut 2.4 million trees from New Jersey’s Pinelands

BASS RIVER TOWNSHIP, NJ — Up to 2.4 million trees would be felled as part of a project to prevent major wildfires in a federally protected New Jersey forest heralded as a unique environmental treasure. New Jersey environment officials say the plan to kill trees in a section of Bass River State Forest is designed …

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