Columbia Riverkeeper is regularly featured in national and regional media, because we work on important climate and clean water issues.

For Media Requests, contact Liz Terhaar, Communications Director:

What's the latest on the Columbia River?
Conrad Gowell, adobe stock image of salmon
July eNews

Victory for Salmon, Supreme Court Win, Game Changer for Toxic Waste Dump, and more

Newsletter issue 1, 2021
Rise Up Newsletter
Read it now!

Kalama methanol victory - the musical; the formation of Comunidades; Snake River restoration opportunity; and Yakama voices against Rye Development. 

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In the News

Columbia Riverkeeper is regularly featured in media discussing our work on important climate and clean water issues. 

Goldendale Pumped Energy Storage Project

Interview with Elaine Harvey, a member of the Rock Creek Band who works for Yakama Nation Fisheries, and Simone Anter, staff attorney with Columbia Riverkeeper, about why they believe this pumped-storage hydroelectric development threatens irreplaceable tribal cultural resources, fish, and wildlife.


Recent press highlights:

Sam Beebe-Ecotrust
Oregon Public Broadcasting
"Federal Environmental Policies during Pandemic Raise Concerns across NW"

"State agencies and advocates have been alarmed by federal environmental policy rollbacks that continue unabated by the global coronavirus pandemic."

Power Past Coal Rally, photo by Alex Milan Tracy
"The Making of 'The Thin Green Line'"

“The [fossil fuel corporations] clearly misjudged how fiercely we will protect this place" -Brett VandenHeuvel

Brett VandenHeuvel, Executive Director, Columbia Riverkeeper
"How a Dead Whale Gave New Life to the Debate over Dams in the Pacific NW"

"It was the greatest salmon fishery in the world..."
-Brett VandenHeuvel


Columbia Riverkeeper's work on important climate and clean water issues is regularly featured in the news.

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