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Corbin Hiar



Corbin covers the use and regulation of chemicals as well as their impacts on human health and the environment for E&E News, where he has worked since 2014. His reporting on oil and gas development in national wildlife refuges for Greenwire won a National Press Club award. He previously covered environmental policy at SNL Energy and the Center for Public Integrity and has freelanced for The Economist, Mother Jones and many other publications. As an editor, he has worked at The Huffington Post and PBS MediaShift. He has a degree in international relations from Bowdoin College.

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Rollout of Lautenberg law divides senators who championed it

A conservative and a liberal stood side by side in June 2016 as President Obama signed into law the senators' hard-fought compromise legislation to overhaul the nation's bedrock chemical safety law for the first time in its 40-year history. But the common ground that made reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act possible eroded quickly.