BREAKING: Victory!
Fracked Gas Power Plant Defeated
What's New?
Lauren Goldberg
Win for Clean Water
EPA Reverses Trump-era Rollbacks

“This announcement is a win for everyone that relies on locally-caught fish and shellfish...” -Lauren Goldberg, Columbia Riverkeeper 

Map of GTN Xpress pipeline expansion
Stop Fracked Gas

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed GTN XPress fracked gas pipeline expansion. 

zenith parade petition
Loophole City, Oregon
Zenith Updates

The City of Portland’s decision to let Zenith Energy extend its oil-by-rail operations in Portland is facing widespread condemnation from community members, environmental organizations, and environmental justice advocates. 

Cows rest in manure at Lost Valley Farm, Brian Posewitz
Mega-Dairy Air Pollution Rules

"Rural Oregonians deserve healthy air. Now all eyes are on the Oregon Legislature to act swiftly to protect public health..." -Lauren Goldberg, Columbia Riverkeeper

Port Westward, Columbia River
Big Win for
Farmers & Clean Water

Oregon’s Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) overturned Columbia County’s approval of a 400-car rail yard that would have served an unconventional diesel refinery along the lower Columbia.

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: The Victory Issue—Read it Now!

You power Columbia Riverkeeper’s vital work for clean water and our climate.


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