Kristen Lombardi

Senior Reporter  The Center for Public Integrity

Kristen Lombardi is an award-winning journalist who works for the nonprofit investigative organization, Center for Public Integrity, covering environmental and social justice issues. She has been a journalist for more than 20 years. Her investigation into the Environmental Protection Agency's lackluster civil-rights record for the Center won the top investigative prize from the Society for Professional Journalists and a special citation by Columbia University's Paul Tobenkin Award, among other recognition. Before the Center, Lombardi was an investigative reporter for the Village Voice, where she provided groundbreaking coverage of the 9/11 health crisis. Her investigative reports as a staff writer for the Boston Phoenix were widely credited with helping to expose the clergy sex-abuse scandal in that city. Her work for the Center has received national and regional awards, including the Robert F. Kennedy Award, the Dart Award and the Sigma Delta Chi Award for Public Service. Lombardi was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, in 2011-12. She graduated with high honors from the University of California at Berkeley and has a master's degree in journalism from Boston University. Currently, she serves as an adjunct master’s adviser and professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

Judge urged to revoke BP refinery probation after Gulf Oil Spill

By Kristen Lombardi

EPA moves to regulate toxic coal waste spotlighted in Center investigation

By Kristen Lombardi

Feds fight to keep names of ranchers with grazing permits secret

By Kristen Lombardi

Delay in coal ash regulation prompts protest from Ohio group

By Kristen Lombardi

Continuing impact from Center series

By Kristen Lombardi

'Undetected rapists' on campus: A troubling plague of repeat offenders

By Jennifer Peebles and Kristen Lombardi

A lack of consequences for sexual assault

By Kristen Lombardi

Campus sexual assault statistics don’t add up

By Kristen Lombardi and Kristin Jones

Sexual assault on campus shrouded in secrecy

By Kristen Lombardi

By releasing coal ash sites, EPA raises more questions

By Kristen Lombardi

EPA not ready to name coal ash locations

By Kristen Lombardi

New coal ash regulations coming?

By Kristen Lombardi

More coal ash on the way?

By Kristen Lombardi

Top ten coal ash states

By Kristen Lombardi

Coal ash debate now moves to minefilling

By Kristen Lombardi

Coal ash: The hidden story

By Kristen Lombardi

Longwall coal mine companies push to “downgrade” stream pollution controls

By Kristen Lombardi

Rep. Rahall champions new fed oversight, but opposed it in 2000

By Kristen Lombardi

First longwall mine in six years underway

By Kristen Lombardi

Undermined

By Kristen Lombardi

The big seep

By Kristen Lombardi

The hidden history

By Kristen Lombardi

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