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Sean Reilly



Sean writes about air quality policy and regulations. His work has been honored by the National Press Club and Washington Press Club Foundation, among others; he also contributed a chapter to "Turning Carolina Red," an eBook published by E&E in 2014. He previously reported for the Federal Times and newspapers in Alabama. He has a bachelor's degree in political science from Carleton College and a master's degree in the same subject from Duke University.

Latest Stories


Watchdog to review radiological emergency preparedness

More than three years after scrapping a previously planned review, EPA's inspector general will look at the agency's National Center for Radiation Field Operations' ability to carry out its job.


States sue EPA over ozone enforcement

New Jersey is leading a fresh lawsuit against EPA for allegedly failing to follow the law in dealing with ozone-forming emissions that cross state lines.


Top aide helped broker deal on soot emissions — emails

A former top EPA political appointee expected to return to the agency as chief of staff helped broker an unusual deal that ultimately gave two manufacturers years longer to cut health-threatening emissions, recently disclosed emails indicate.


EPA reports drop in key power plant emissions

Power industry pollution again fell last year as overall emissions of three key pollutants all registered noteworthy drops, according to preliminary EPA data released today.