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.
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Discussing the facts on oil trains in Skagit County.
Ten explosions in two years, and no end in sight.
Seattle mayor's blow to Shell's Arctic plans is part of regional fight.
Where does it come from, and where does it go?
A look at the fossil fuel industry's methods of buying influence.
A pattern of secrecy by major oil train hauler puts public at risk.
Landslides along Puget Sound rail lines pose serious risk.
Video: what fossil fuel plans mean for the region.
A reminder of just how common—and just how serious—oil pipeline spills are.