Clark Williams-Derry, deputy director, leads Sightline's research and outreach efforts. Clark brings considerable powers of data geekery to blog topics like climate change and transportation patterns. Previously, Williams-Derry served as senior analyst with the Environmental Working Group. Find his full bio here. Email: clark [at] sightline [dot] org.
Coal markets are looking less hospitable to US exports.
Area grandmother determined to finish the job.
Transportation bill would benefit a coal terminal and its international financiers.
Major coal port expansion now a stranded asset.
Yet traffic forecasts still assume steady growth.
Yet another confident projection of endless traffic growth.
Lawmakers from the Cowboy State say "yee-haw" to corporate welfare.
Inexpensive gas means more driving, more gas-guzzlers.
Coal company projects substantial losses on exports.
Falling prices, declining Chinese imports spell bad news for export proposals.