Blog Archive


Five Things Northwest States Should Know about the Federal Clean Power Plan

Obama puts states on a path to pricing pollution.

The Thin Green Line Is Stopping Coal and Oil in Their Tracks

Northwest communities have won key battles. Can they win the war?

Sightline on Shell’s Presence in Oregon

Listen to a conversation on the Northwest's role in Arctic drilling.

Shell’s Rig is Headed to Portland

But the company—and its money—has been in Oregon for a long time.

How Coal “Self-Bonding” Puts the Public At Risk

If a coal company goes bankrupt, we the people could pay for the mess.

1 Million Barrels a Day, 100 Trains a Week

A new oil train analysis for the Northwest.

Sightline Sues Obama Administration over Crude Oil Exports and Illegal Secrecy

Moving forward on our unanswered FOIA request from February.

Hate Gridlocked Legislatures?

Don’t blame politicians. Blame our voting system.

An Explainer: Coal Mine Cleanup and “Self-Bonds”

Why cleanup liabilities are pummeling coal stocks.

Everything Oregon Legislators Need To Know About Stopping Climate Pollution

In seven minutes of testimony.