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Ben Geman

Energy and Environment Correspondent

Ben Geman is a National Journal Energy and Environment Correspondent, and has nearly a decade of experience on the beat.

Before joining National Journal he spent four years as an energy correspondent for The Hill, where he helped launch the paper's energy blog.

From 2004-2009, Ben was a reporter for Environment & Energy Publishing, writing for Greenwire and other E&E newsletters.

Ben also worked at the newsletter Inside EPA, and before moving to Washington, D.C. in 2002 he wrote for several Boston-area newspapers, including the Boston Phoenix.

Latest From Ben Geman

Why the Next Arctic-Drilling Fight Might Be Over Before it Begins

On paper, the Obama administration is slated to sell new drilling leases in Arctic waters next year, giving big energy companies new opportunities to seek oil and natural gas that may lie beneath ...

Solyndra: What a Mess

The Energy Department's internal watchdog says the failed solar company that took half a billion dollars in taxpayer money may have knowingly misled federal officials.

GOP Head of Benghazi Probe Complained About ‘Overclassification’ of Documents

Letter from Trey Gowdy to State Department comes to light amid criticism of Hillary Clinton's handling of classified information.

The Other 'Top Secret' Problem Hurting Hillary Clinton

The recent controversy over Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server for public business is all about secrecy. 

Hillary Clinton: Arctic Drilling 'Not Worth The Risk'

The 2016 Democratic front-runner voices opposition after Shell gets approval to drill in icy waters.

Bobby Jindal's Clickbait Campaign

Policy dissertations haven't gotten him any 2016 traction, so he's turning to pop-culture references—and trying to piggyback off the Donald Trump media machine.

Legal Battle Flares Over Obama’s Climate Legacy

Fifteen states ask federal court to block EPA's carbon-emissions rules for power plants. 

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