Condit Dam Removal:
10th Anniversary
What's New?
Hanford Reach, Columbia Riverkeeper
Emerging Issue
Small Modular Nuclear Reactors Proposed at Hanford

Take a deep dive to learn more about small modular nuclear reactors.

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Support City of Vancouver Standing Up for Our Climate
Now - December 6, 2021

Join us to make sure the Vancouver City Council hears community support for its fossil fuel moratorium and effort to sculpt a long-term policy. 

Plastic Pollution Graphic in the River
"Microplastics & the Columbia River"
December 15, 2021 at 12 p.m.

Learn about microplastic pollution in the Columbia, how microplastics impact the river, and what we can do about it.

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The stories we tell about the Columbia River and the people who live and work on this river are important.

Zenith, Rick Rappaport, 2021
Climate Victory
Portland Denies Zenith's Oil-by-Rail Terminal

The City of Portland denied a key permit for Zenith Energy’s oil-by-rail operations in NW Portland. 

Harmful Algal Blooms FAQs (photo by oregon.gov)
New Information!
What are harmful algal blooms?

Sick dogs, unsightly scummy water, and distressing media stories. Algal blooms are becoming more common in the Columbia River. 

 

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.

Victory Edition Newsletter—Read it Now

Annual report; Victories in 2021; What Lies Ahead in 2022

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.