BREAKING: Victory!
Fracked Gas Power Plant Defeated
What's New?
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NEXT's Refinery Threatens
Clean Water, Farms, Salmon

News Story Highlights Local Opposition to NEXT Refinery and Risky Behavior by NEXT’s Backers

bradford island, photo by ubaldo hernandez
You're invited!

“Restoring the River: What a New Superfund Site on the Columbia Means for Public Health and Clean Water” Webinar

Alex Smith's dog, photo credit Modoc Stories
We're Hiring
Come fight for clean water

Columbia Riverkeeper is hiring an Operations Assistant and a Policy Director.  We are committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  

Hanford, Sky Bear Media
Hanford Tank Leaks
Resources Needed

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Energy and the Washington Department of Ecology announced an agreement, which begins to address two of Hanford’s leaking tanks, B-109 and T-111. The agreement made headlines, but does it make real progress?

Miles Johnson and his toddler holding a fishing rod on a river bank
Defending Your Right
to Clean Water

"Columbia Riverkeeper affirms that access to clean water is a basic human right." -Miles Johnson, Senior Attorney

Conoce Tu Columbia
Columbia Riverkeeper’s bilingual Spanish-language podcast

Featuring the voice of activist and host, Ubaldo Hernández, exploring the intersection of social and environmental justice, public health, and clean water.


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



How we do it:


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


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


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

New Newsletter: Love, Defend Clean Water—Read it Now!

Learn how Columbia Riverkeeper is defending clean water in our communities today!


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