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.

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Trump transition targeted climate records

President Trump's U.S. EPA transition team was often frustrated in its quest for documents on climate change. More than 1,000 pages of emails and other records obtained by E&E News show bids for documents on controversies like "Climategate" and the "social cost of carbon." At least five such requests were denied or "disapproved" by then-EPA chief of staff Matt Fritz.


EPA opts to keep portland cement emission regs unchanged

Following a legally required review, U.S. EPA is proposing to leave key emissions standards for portland cement manufacturers unchanged, albeit with technical amendments that the agency describes as "potentially positive" for the industry through improved monitoring, compliance and implementation.