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Corbin Hiar



Corbin covers environmental health and EPA. His reporting for E&E News has been honored by the Society of Environmental Journalists, the National Press Club and the Washington, D.C., chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. A former fellow of the National Press Foundation's Paul Miller program and the University of Rhode Island's Metcalf Institute, he previously reported on the environment at the Center for Public Integrity and what is now known as S&P Global Market Intelligence. His work has also been published by Science magazine, The Economist and many other outlets.

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Toxic refinery leaks imperiled Philadelphia residents

PHILADELPHIA — Last June's catastrophic explosion at the East Coast's biggest oil refinery provided a stark illustration of the hazards to nearby Philadelphia neighborhoods. But even in its wake, officials gave no notice to residents that the now-bankrupt refinery had registered some of the highest levels of cancer-causing benzene emissions in the country.