Eric de Place
Eric de Place, policy director, spearheads Sightline Institute’s work on energy policy. He is known as a leading expert on coal and oil export plans in the Pacific Northwest, and he is considered an authority on a range of issues connected to fossil fuel transport. Find his full bio here. Email: eric [at] sightline [dot] org.
Confronting the facts about a rickety industry.
Pouring fuel on the fire, a rail-to-ship facility has potential for large-scale disaster.
Three proposed refineries would help them make cheap plastics.
How Big Oil jeopardizes Washington coastal tourism and the Quinault Nation.
Remembering when the Nestucca disaster left our shores “to cleanse themselves.”
Crude-by-rail terminals could mean steep costs to the local ecology.
Physicians for Social Responsibility examines the medical research.
Stopping the flow of special interest campaign dollars starts with understanding how it gets there.
A coal market analysis riddled with factual errors boosts the industry’s export schemes.
The real hazards of xylene.