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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Pruitt assigns political appointee to vet grant requests

In a sharp break with tradition, U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has inserted a senior political appointee into the role of vetting competitive grant solicitations collectively worth hundreds of millions of dollars each year, according to a memo obtained by E&E News.


EPA takes comments on guidance for state programs

Under pressure from Congress to move quickly, U.S. EPA is opening what is likely to be a contentious public comment period on proposed guidelines for states interested in creating their own permitting programs for coal ash storage and disposal.