“Today’s settlement is a big win for clean water and everyone who values the Columbia’s iconic salmon and the people and cultures that rely on them. Public ports have a critical role to play in keeping the Columbia swimmable and fishable for all.” -Lauren Goldberg, Columbia Riverkeeper
GTN Xpress project would add more fracked gas to an aging 1,354-mile pipeline that cuts through Idaho, Washington, and Oregon. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) decision is now delayed until at least October 19.
“Healthy fisheries are vital to Tribes, river communities, and Oregon’s culture and economy; they deserve the highest level of protection. It’s disappointing to see ODFW weaken those protections without explaining why or asking for public or Tribal input” -Miles Johnson, Columbia Riverkeeper
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.
Salmon Unite Us: Join the Fight for Recovery
We use legal advocacy and community organizing to stop pollution, fight fossil fuel terminals, save salmon, build stewardship, and clean up Hanford.
From protecting vital salmon habitat to slashing toxic pollution to stopping fossil fuel infrastructure, you made an impact in 2022.