A comprehensive look at the nearly one dozen plans that have emerged since 2012 to ship crude oil by train to Northwest refineries and port terminals.
Why the Northwest coal export proposals are proving an increasingly shaky investment for their backers.
Methanol, LNG, propane-by-rail, and xylene schemes—cousins to coal and oil export projects—get a close review of their costs and risks to the Northwest’s water and air.
The facts on coal exports, oil trains, and the real costs of these schemes for our region and climate.
Outing purported "green" professionals for their contradictory work pushing Northwest coal and oil exports.
What an oil spill from the region's ballooning oil shipping industry would mean for Northwest waterways.
How coal and oil trains will disrupt vehicle and rail traffic across Northwest communities.
How partisan wrangling over the election process could have Big Coal implications for residents of Whatcom County.
Giving away millions to the state’s oil industry every year is hard to understand.
Analysis of the US Department of Energy's national and regional quarterly coal export data.
The financial risks of radically under-insured and severely dangerous oil train derailments.
Sightline investigates fiery oil train derailments that are all-too-common and incredibly destructive.
What coal dust means for human health in Northwest communities.
The Thin Green Line grows stronger.
Hazardous and volatile oil rail cars put the public at risk.