Newscasts

PNS Daily Newscast - June 14, 2019 


Hundreds of companies urge Trump to resolve tariff dispute with China. Also on our Friday rundown: California moves closer to universal health coverage. Plus, new Gulf restoration projects – a decade after the Deepwater Horizon spill.

Daily Newscasts

Public News Service - CA: Animal Welfare

PHOTO: The national farm animal rescue group, Farm Sanctuary, is encouraging people to save a turkey this Thanksgiving. The Adopt a Turkey Project gives people the opportunity to sponsor one of the rescued birds who reside at the group's shelters in California and New York. The group has provided care for more than 1,000 rescued turkeys over the last 25 years. Photo courtesy Farm Sanctuary.

ACTON, Calif. - President Obama isn't the only one who can pardon a Thanksgiving turkey. A national farm animal rescue group is giving every Californian a chance to save a turkey this Thanksgiving. According to Bruce Friedrich, advocacy director for Farm Sanctuary, through the "Adopt a Turkey Proj

PHOTO: A screenshot from undercover video allegedly filmed at a Colorado cattle facility owned by a California company based in Tulare. Three workers were arrested on Friday for animal cruelty. Video from Compassion Over Killing.

TULARE, Calif. - A California company is vowing to cooperate with authorities investigating allegations of animal abuse at one of their livestock operations in Colorado. A national animal rights group released disturbing undercover video last week that allegedly shows workers mistreating calves at Q

PHOTO: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to remove federal protections for gray wolves, and has extended the public comment period to 10/28/13. A poll conducted by Tulchin Research shows most Californians want wolf recovery efforts to continue. Credit: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to remove federal protections for wolves in California and other states. California hasn't had a wolf population in decades, aside from a single lone wolf that returned to Oregon in March after roaming Northern California for 15 mo

PHOTO: Environmental groups warn that HR 1526 would return Western forests to the days of clear-cutting to bring in money for counties  an approach they say is short-sighted. Photo credit: Chandra LeGue.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Legislation that would greatly increase logging on public land in the Pacific Northwest is on a list of this week's priorities released by U.S. House Republican leaders, and it could have far-reaching effects for California. The bill, HR 1526, includes several options to cut mor

PHOTO: Four fishermen groups want the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reverse its decision to end the

SAN DIEGO - A lawsuit is being filed over the decision to end the "no otter zone" in Southern California. Some fishing industry groups say allowing sea otters to come back will "ravage" valuable fisheries for sea urchins, lobsters and other species preyed on by the animals. However, environmental gr

PHOTO: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering changing the rules on how sea otters can be used once they are harvested by Alaska Natives, which is something that concerns environmental groups in California. Photo courtesy: Heidi Pearson

The federal government is considering changing the rules on how sea otters can be used once they're harvested by Alaska Natives, which is something that concerns environmental groups. At issue is how much alteration must be done before an Alaskan Native can turn a sea otter pelt into a blanket, rug

PHOTO: Thousands of hunters in California already use non-lead ammunition for hunting big game in condor country and waterfowl hunting statewide. AB-711 would phase out the use of lead ammunition for all hunting in the Golden State.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A bill that aims to get the lead out of ammunition is being considered by lawmakers in Sacramento. AB711 would phase out the use of lead bullets and shot for all hunting in the Golden State. According to Jennifer Fearing, California senior state director with The Humane Societ

PHOTO: Cabo Pulmo at the southern tip of Baja California is where developers are planning a massive a massive hotel and golf complex next door to Cabo Pulmo reef.

SAN FRANCISCO – Mexico's approval of four mega resorts in the Gulf of California has several groups calling for an investigation. The groups accuse the Mexican government of failing to enforce its own environmental laws. Earthjustice attorney Sarah Burt says the massive tourism development

6 of 8 pages   « First  <  4 5 6 7 8 >  Last »