Lisa Song

Reporter  InsideClimate News

Lisa Song has reported for InsideClimate News since January 2011 on climate issues, including oil sands, pipeline safety and natural gas drilling. She helped write "The Dilbit Disaster" series, which won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting, was a finalist in the 2012 Scripps Howard Awards for Environmental Reporting and won an honorable mention in the 2012 John B. Oakes Award for Distinguished Environmental Journalism. She previously worked as a freelancer, contributing to High Country News, Scientific American and New Scientist. Song has degrees in environmental science and science writing from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The EPA's sluggishness in assessing chemicals has created opportunities for a consulting firm with ties to chemical and tobacco interests.

Amid a fracking boom, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has quietly weakened air pollution guidelines for toxic chemicals.

After a Center and InsideClimate News investigation, Texas regulators say they'll put an air monitor in the heart of the Eagle Ford Shale.

No one at the Environmental Protection Agency has been willing to talk on the record about air pollution associated with fracking in Texas.

A Pennsylvania nonprofit provides free health consultations to people who live near gas drilling sites and complain of health effects.

After 23 years in once-placid Karnes County, Texas, Lynn and Shelby Buehring say they're moving to escape toxic fumes from a fracking boom.

The Alamo Area Council of Governments had its funding frozen after releasing data linking oil and gas drilling to worsening air pollution.

State-funded study projects dramatic increase in emissions from oil and gas development by 2018.

A new study finds that common air monitoring methods are all but useless in capturing intense, short-term emissions from gas development.

Air pollution rules adopted last month in Colorado may have an impact on oil and gas drilling in Texas.

As a drilling boom continues in Texas and beyond, a new study spotlights a missing ingredient: A full assessment of public health impact.

Diagram of the sources of air pollution in the Eagle Ford shale.

Texas regulators didn't make it easy to determine the environmental impacts of drilling in the Eagle Ford Shale.

In partnership with InsideClimate News and The Weather Channel, Center examines oil industry exploitation of Texas’ Eagle Ford Shale.

A study released today examines greenhouse-effect-causing methane emissions from natural gas drilling sites.