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Corbin Hiar

Reporter  The Center for Public Integrity

Before joining the Center for Public Integrity, Corbin worked as the D.C. bureau news editor at The Huffington Post and as a reporting editor at PBS MediaShift. He has written for Mother Jones, The New Republic, The Economist, The Nation, and UN Dispatch among other publications. A proud native of Minnesota, Corbin graduated from Bowdoin College with a coordinate major in international relations and environmental studies. As an undergrad, he was a manager at a Maine community radio station. Send Corbin an email at chiar [at] publicintegrity.org.

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Narco-groups illegal mining operations threaten country's exports of the important electronics component

On anniversary of the disaster, nuclear supporters and opponents dispute its lessons for U.S. regulators

Presidential hopeful directed more funds to early contests than Super Tuesday states

Supreme Court will overturn 'Citizens United,' but that's not enough to repair the system

In spite of new ethics rules, 378 House staffers have registered as lobbyists since 2009

Well-connected wireless broadband firm suffers severe setback

'Liberal media' tag doesn't hold up when it comes to super PACs

Keystone XL backers spent more than $400,000 lobbying for the pipeline in the last quarter

Why few colleagues of the controversial ex-House speaker support for his presidential bid

'Citizens United' decision attracting legal challenges, protests

Anti-piracy bills could conflict with diplomats' global Internet freedom agenda

Keystone XL pipeline rejection won't stop the development of Canada's carbon-rich fuel

The millionaire former venture capital partner pays an effective tax rate lower than a family earning less than $70,000

New profile sheds light on the background, politics, and priciples of the embattled Wisconsin governor

Agency database shows emissions are down overall, but self-reporting makes the data suspect

The record-setting price of one bluefin tuna has little to do with the market for or plight of the threatened fish

New consumer finance chief pledges to keep payday lenders in check

Q&A with the man some call "the next EPA administrator" if Romney wins the White House.

The EPA releases details of a landmark rule to cut air emissions of mercury and other toxics from coal- and oil-fired power plants.

The EPA is poised to issue a new regulation restricting toxic power plant emissions

Agency’s dysfunctional Office of Civil Rights sits on complaints for years

The blessings of a Congressional Thanksgiving? Exercise facilities and free parking

New studies say standards for mercury, particulates could save thousands of lives

Days after 'Poisoned Places' stories and disclosure of internal polluter 'watch list,' EPA starts naming names — and divulges no details

Air toxics crackdown stymied by politics, industry resistance and ‘hopelessly irrational’ EPA

EPA chief under Nixon and Reagan on the bipartisan failure to curb air toxics

Attorney General Eric Holder and GOP lawmakers faced off again over what Justice department officials knew about the gun-trafficking probe

Canadian company that wants to build oil pipeline through six states increases lobbying in Nebraska and Washington, D.C.

A House committee voted Thursday along party lines to subpoena President Obama's inner circle for Solyndra correspondence

Administration seeks audit of Energy Department loans while GOP threatens to subpoena the president

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