Air U.S. EPA Science Advisory Policy

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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Emails reveal industry's revolving door at air office

Calendars and emails obtained by E&E News through the Freedom of Information Act reveal a pattern among Trump administration appointees in EPA's air office in catering to previous or future employers. The upshot, many say, has been an agenda crafted to the wishes of polluting businesses.


EPA's 'curious' cost-benefit push prompts questions

Two scholars who worked in successive presidential administrations today questioned key underpinnings of EPA's contentious push to require cost-benefit analyses for future Clean Air Act regulations, something the agency is pursuing through a formal rulemaking.