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Lisa Song

Lisa Song joined InsideClimate News in January 2011, where she reports on 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.

You can reach her by email at lisa.song@insideclimatenews.org.

Articles

60% of Pro-Keystone XL Comments Tied to Industry, Group Says

Mar 17 , 2014
Analysis of 1,000 public comments shows that authors of more than half of them have ties to various companies that may benefit from pipeline's approval.

Fate of Exxon's Burst Pegasus Pipeline to Be Decided in 2014

Jan 2 , 2014
Several other major pipelines intended to transport diluted bitumen from Canada's tar sands could be affected by the Pegasus outcome.

In 2013, Exxon Spill Showed Dangers of Pipelines Buried Under Backyards

Dec 24 , 2013
The Arkansas spill shone a spotlight on the dangers hiding in existing pipelines. It also reignited the debate over the proposed Keystone XL.

What's Behind Surging Ozone Pollution in Texas? Study to Weigh Role of Fracking in Health Hazard

Oct 23 , 2013
In San Antonio, the steepest increase in ozone coincides with the boom in the Eagle Ford shale. The heaviest drilling there lies 50 miles from the city.

Map: Little-Known Pipeline Nearly as Big as Keystone Could Win Race to Gulf

Aug 4 , 2013
The Enbridge pipeline, converted from natural gas, would carry tar sands crude like the Keystone XL but is expected to easily win regulatory approval.

Sickened by Exxon Oil Spill, Victims Face Confusion of Officials and Doctors

Jul 3 , 2013
One infant, coughing and wheezing, was first treated with asthma medication, then with antibiotics for a severe respiratory infection.

Narrow and Flawed, Federal Pipeline Safety Study Fails to Settle Controversy

Jun 26 , 2013
Tar sands oil poses no greater risk to pipelines, study says, but is mum on question of its relative danger to humans and the environment when spilled.

What Sickens People in Oil Spills, and How Badly, Is Anybody's Guess

Jun 18 , 2013
There are no clear federal guidelines for chemical exposure at oil spills, and no studies to understand the long term dangers to human health.