Julia Kane

Class of 2021

Julia Kane is an investigative reporter and writer focused on climate change and environmental justice.

For the past year, she has worked as a researcher for the Investigative Reporting Program, partnering with Inside Climate News on an investigative series on underreported emissions from heated asphalt and heavy fuel oil tanks.

Before becoming a journalist, Julia served as an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard for six years, with assignments aboard ships in Honolulu, Hawaii and Key West, Florida, and as the aide to a flag officer in Alameda, California.

Outside of reporting, she coaches the cross country and track teams at a West Oakland high school and enjoys sailing in the San Francisco Bay.

EDUCATION

  • U.S. Coast Guard Academy, B.S. in Electrical Engineering (2013)

PUBLICATIONS & OTHER WORK

  • Inside Climate News, April 18, 2021 — Noxious Neighbors: The EPA Knows Tanks Holding Heavy Fuels Emit Harmful Chemicals. Why Are Americans Still at Risk?
    https://insideclimatenews.org/news/18042021/toxic-neighbords-tank-fumes-epa-harmful-chemicals/

REPORTING INTERESTS

Climate, Climate Science, Environmental Justice, Environmental Regulation