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EPA Region Chief With Ties To Alabama Superfund Scandal Indicted (1)

Nov. 13, 2018, 6:47 PMUpdated: Nov. 13, 2018, 9:56 PM

The head of the EPA’s Southeastern region and another former Alabama environmental regulator were indicted for several violations of Alabama’s ethics law, the state ethics commission said.

The charges include using public office for personal gain and accepting items of value from lobbyists or others. The ethics commission declined to elaborate to Bloomberg Environment on the specific allegations.

Onis “Trey” Glenn, the EPA Region 4 administrator appointed by President Donald Trump in 2017, has connections to Birmingham’s 35th Ave. Superfund site. The contaminated site is the subject of a bribery scandal that has already resulted in...

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