Sightline Author

John Abbotts

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Can Mining and Salmon Coexist?

Bristol Bay, Pebble Mine, and the EPA’s proposal.

Northwest Region Averaging Nine Freight Train Derailments Per Month

Mapping freight train mishaps over the last two-and-a-half years.

Why Bakken Oil Explodes

The perils of a particular petroleum, explained.

How Coal and Oil Trains Will Block Traffic: Skagit and Whatcom Counties

Train traffic to triple; streets to close for hours daily.

How Coal and Oil Trains Will Block Traffic: Snohomish County

New trains would more than double rail traffic in some towns.

How Coal and Oil Trains Will Block Traffic: King County

Streets to close for hours daily in Northwest's biggest city.

How Coal and Oil Trains Will Block Traffic: Olympia and Tacoma Region

Hours of street closures for coal and oil trains.

How Coal and Oil Trains Will Block Traffic: Southwest Washington

Streets to close for hours daily as coal and oil rolls by.

How Coal and Oil Trains Will Block Traffic Along the Columbia River

Trains will divide towns from the river for hours each day.

How Coal and Oil Trains Will Block Traffic in Eastern Washington

Hours of street closures for farm towns and the Tri-Cities.