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Criminal Indictment Prompts EPA Southeast Region Chief to Resign (1)

Nov. 19, 2018, 7:57 PMUpdated: Nov. 19, 2018, 8:47 PM

The head of the EPA’s southeastern regional office resigned days after an Alabama grand jury indicted him on state ethics charges, an agency spokesman confirmed Nov. 19.

Trey Glenn, administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 4 in Atlanta, was indicted Nov. 9. The charges appear to be related to his involvement in advocating against adding a contaminated site in Birmingham, Ala., to the federal National Priorities List of Superfund sites. The indictment hasn’t been made public.

Glenn submitted his resignation letter Nov. 18, after 14 months on the job. Mary...

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