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.
A coal market analysis riddled with factual errors boosts the industry’s export schemes.
The real hazards of xylene.
A look at China’s plans for three big export refineries.
Northwest communities have won key battles. Can they win the war?
Listen to a conversation on the Northwest's role in Arctic drilling.
But the company—and its money—has been in Oregon for a long time.
What we know and what we don’t about a curious project proposal.
How oil trains put residents—and their wallets—at risk.
A new oil train analysis for the Northwest.
Moving forward on our unanswered FOIA request from February.