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Columbia Riverkeeper works to protect, restore, and 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.

Breaking News
Columbia Riverkeeper Paddle Trip on the Hanford Reach on July 26, 2015. Riverkeeper hosts this paddle trip biannually as an opportunity to educate the public about Hanford’s cleanup. Photo by Sara Quinn
Hanford Cleanup: 2K+ Voices Speak Up

Thank you for weighing in on federal government's proposal to reclassify High-Level Nuclear Waste at Hanford.

Kalama activists protesting at rally
Methanol Company Downplays Climate Impact of Refinery

There is no way to make the world’s largest methanol refinery look pretty. The project is dangerous, harmful to our health, and locks in decades of fossil fuel use.

Salmon leaping over Lyle Falls, Photo by Peter Marbach
Legal Victory Against EPA

“Because of today’s victory, EPA will finally write a comprehensive plan to deal with dams’ impacts on water temperature and salmon survival” -Brett VandenHeuvel

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.

IS IT SAFE TO SWIM?

We monitor the water for bacteria at popular recreation sites along the Columbia. Download Swim Guide today for safety updates. 

River Currents Newsletter Out

The Interview Edition: Superheroes vs. Big Oil; How Penalties from Columbia Riverkeeper Lawsuits Restore, Protect Clean Water; and more.

BECOME A MEMBER TODAY

Take a stand for clean water and healthy communities. Your membership protects and restores the mighty Columbia River now and for future generations.