Eric de Place, policy director, has investigated a wide range of research topics for Sightline, from property rights in Oregon, to regional climate policies. Before coming to Sightline, he worked for the Northwest Area Foundation developing strategies to alleviate poverty in rural communities. Find his full bio here. Email: eric [at] sightline [dot] org.
True story from 2011 raises questions about railroad's ability to manage oil trains.
Bristol Bay, Pebble Mine, and the EPA’s proposal.
A look at industry contributions in five key races.
Coal shipments down again nationally, up in the West, led by Seattle.
How we systematically misunderstand risk.
The Lac-Mégantic disaster: was it just the brakes?
How Northwest will shape the future of the world's energy economy.
A presentation and Q&A on Northwest coal, oil, and gas exports.
Tracking public fund investments in fossil fuel projects.
Who is number one?