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Serena Larkin

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Recent Press Releases

  • Report: Cascadia’s top polluters

    180 sites account for a quarter of the region’s emissions.

    Jan 4, 2024 MEDIA CONTACT: Serena Larkin, Sightline Institute, serena@sightline.org    FULL ARTICLE, MAP, CHARTS: 180 Sites Account for a Quarter of Cascadia’s Carbon Pollution Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington count 180 stationary facilities that each emit more [...] Read more »

  • Report: Northwest leaders can responsibly speed permitting process for new transmission lines

    As the region races to electrify more of its energy system in line with its climate goals, state leaders can alleviate permitting delays while respecting environmental protections and tribal rights.

    Nov 9, 2023 MEDIA CONTACT: Emily Moore, Sightline Institute, emily@sightline.org   FULL ARTICLE: Is the Permitting Process for Transmission Lines Really Broken?  OREGON and WASHINGTON – The Pacific Northwest, like many places across the United States, is failing to quickly build [...] Read more »

  • All WA cities suffer a voter turnout penalty in state-mandated off-year elections

    As towns and cities await November 7 election results, new research and maps by Sightline Institute show that more than half a million voters sat out 2021’s local elections compared to 2022’s midterms across the state.

    Nov 8, 2023 MEDIA CONTACT: Alan Durning, Sightline Institute, alan@sightline.org  FULL ARTICLE: In Every Washington City, Odd-Year Elections Crush Voter Turnout OLYMPIA, WA – Every single city in the state of Washington suffers a markedly lower voter participation rate in [...] Read more »