EPA Environmental health

Corbin Hiar



Corbin covers EPA and environmental 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.

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An Ohio family suffers as enforcement stalls

BARNESVILLE, Ohio — Jill Hunkler's cottage is flanked by four oil and gas well pads that EPA cited in 2016 for allegedly spewing organ-damaging air pollution. But after Gulfport Energy asked EPA Chief of Staff Ryan Jackson for help, serious violations at those wells and a dozen other nearby sites remain unresolved.