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Radioactive Fracking Waste

Chemical Waste Management company near Arlington, Oregon illegally buried over two million pounds of radioactive fracking waste.

Alfrieda Peters
Hanford—A Future Worth Fighting For

Watch our latest short film inspired by our collective legacy of tireless advocacy for the cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Site and fight for the future of Hanford.

Power Past Fracked Gas rally, photo by Blake Ale.
Hold Methanol-Backers Accountable

Was Northwest Innovation Works misleading potential investors, in violation of federal law?

No LNG Rally on May 26, 2015, in Salem, Oregon; in 2016 we defeated the project, photo by Alex Milan Tracey
State Denies Jordan Cove LNG

Thank you to the incredible "No LNG" organizing, advocacy, and action across Southern Oregon and the whole region for over 15 years.

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20 Years of Victories

Every month in 2020 Columbia Riverkeeper will feature a harrowing David-versus-Goliath story of people coming together to fight for what they love.

Sockeye salmon by Russ Rickets
News: Lower Snake River Dam Removal

Oregon Governor Kate Brown calls for the removal of four dams on the Lower Snake River to help salmon, orcas, and fishing communities.

 

 

Columbia Riverkeeper works to protect, restore, & care for the Columbia River.

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How we do it:

 
Protect

We protect Columbia River communities and habitat from new threats, such as fossil fuel export terminals and intensive industrial development.

Restore

We restore our right to clean water and healthy fish by reducing toxic pollution.

Care

We care for the river by providing hands-on opportunities for diverse communities to engage with their river.

HOW WE WORK

We use legal advocacy and community organizing to stop pollution, fight fossil fuel terminals, save salmon, build stewardship, and clean up Hanford.

River Currents Newsletter Out

We the People Issue: How your Columbia Riverkeeper membership is promoting life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; the 50th anniversary of the seminal case Sohappy v. Smith; and annual financial report.