UW scientists unsure of federal funds in Trump era January 30, 2017 UW scientists unsure of federal funds in Trump era UW graduate student Sarah O’Neal, right, and Daniel Chythlook, left, uses a device to stun and count fish around Bristol Bay, Alaska. O’Neal work on Alaska’s productive salmon fisheries is in limbo after the Trump administration froze some EPA spending and contracts. Photo courtesy of The Seattle Times. PSI’s Director Joel Baker was quoted in The Seattle Times this week in a story about uncertainties for EPA funding. Read the full article.