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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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EPA backs Texas haze plan in draft rule

The Trump administration is proposing to stick with an emissions trading program to cut haze-forming pollution from coal-fired power plants in Texas, under a draft rule signed today by EPA Region 6 Administrator Anne Idsal in accordance with a previously set deadline.


Calif. smoke drifts across continent

Smoke plumes from California's historic wildfires have wafted cross-continent to New York and other points on the Eastern Seaboard, a researcher at the State University of New York at Albany said today.


Coalition decries science plan as comment period nears end

A broad-based coalition of almost 80 advocacy organizations is asking acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to withdraw a proposed rule that could significantly restrict the types of scientific studies the agency uses in crafting new regulations.