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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.

What's new?
coal victory artwork, art by nina montenegro
Millennium Loses in Court

Great news! Millennium coal export terminal lost in court again. And this is a big one... 

Lower Monumental Dam, photo by Bonneville Power Administration
 Latest in a long line of oil spills from Army Corps dams

Army Corps Reports Aging Hydroelectric Dam May Have Spilled 300 Gallons of Industrial Oil into Snake River

think out loud
Bradford Island Cleanup

In the news: on OPB "Think Out Loud" as we share stories and breaking news about the forgotten toxic waste dump.

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. 

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

The Playbook Issue: Pull back the curtain to share strategies and stories about how Riverkeeper is tackling corporate polluters, staving off fossil fuel giants, and inspiring people to fight for clean water.