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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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States sue EPA to act on smog plans

Northeastern states are again accusing EPA of unlawful foot-dragging in dealing with "good neighbor" plans to limit ozone-forming emissions from far outside their borders, according to a newly filed lawsuit.


Trump EPA's soot standard draws lawsuit

A week before President Trump leaves office, EPA is facing its first lawsuit over one of his administration's most hard-fought environmental decisions: a rule leaving the standards for soot unchanged for at least another five years despite evidence that they aren't strong enough to protect public health.