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October 20, 2013

Heinz Fund CEO Retires Amid Controversy Over Fracking Grants

Robert Vagt, retiring chief executive of the Heinz Endowments

Amid signs that the debate over fracking grants is taking a toll on the Heinz Endowments, the foundation announced this month that Robert Vagt, its chief executive, is retiring.

In August, the Endowments fired its longtime director of environmental…

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