EPA Public health

Corbin Hiar



Corbin covers EPA and public health for E&E News, where he has worked since 2014. His reporting on the danger that oil and gas development poses to national wildlife refuges and the people who live around them won a National Press Club award for analytical reporting. 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.

Latest Stories


Superfund adviser kept in touch with bank after ban

Despite promises to steer clear of his former employer, the disgraced banker who spearheaded EPA's toxic waste cleanup reform efforts communicated extensively while at the agency with the institution he once led, newly released emails show.


Select committee Dems still rely on fossil fuels

The panel that House Democrats created to combat global warming is called the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, but the fossil fuel connections of the members named yesterday suggest to some environmentalists a certain lack of urgency.