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We unite people to fight for clean water and the climate.
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Riverkeeper Staff and supporters at the 3rd annual Hanford Journey event, pose along the Hanford Reach opposite the Hanford Nuclear Site.
Thrilling News
Record Donation

Columbia Riverkeeper received an anonymous, $1 million donation to our Cleaning Up Hanford program.

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Historic Columbia River Basin Agreement
at the White House

“We applaud the Biden Administration for partnering with Tribes and States to reach this historic agreement. We have the opportunity to build a Pacific Northwest with abundant salmon and affordable, reliable clean energy. Now is the time for congressional leaders and others to lean in and support this important process.” -Emily Washines, Columbia Riverkeeper Board President

Goldendale
Pumped Storage
FERC Ignores Tribal, Environmental Concerns

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released the final environmental review for the Goldendale Pumped Storage development...

“Deep Forest” Artwork © by Ray Troll 2015
2024 FisherPoets Gathering
A celebration of the commercial fishing industry in poetry, prose, and song.

The poets, songwriters, and storytellers of commercial fishing will once again gather for the 27th annual FisherPoets Gathering in Astoria, OR.

Columbia Riverkeeper Executive Director Lauren Goldberg standing at the Columbia River.
Director’s Message
What keeps you partnering with Columbia Riverkeeper?

Columbia Riverkeeper celebrated another year of victories and important progress in underdog fights. You make these victories possible.

stop gtn xpress with map of washington state, oregon, idaho with a pipeline
GTN Xpress Pipeline:
A Clear and Present Danger to Our Communities

GTN Xpress’ fossil fuel pollution and climate change would disproportionately impact marginalized communities, particularly communities of color, youth, and those with lower incomes. Learn more about the region-wide effort to stop climate-changing fracked gas pollution.

 

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.

NEW NEWSLETTER: THE VICTORY ISSUE—READ IT NOW!

Celebrate a Year of Victories on the Columbia

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.