Columbia Riverkeeper is regularly featured in national media, including stories in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Los Angeles Times, because we work on important climate and clean water issues. 


For Media Requests, contact Liz Terhaar, Communications Director: (503.784.5324),

Recent Press
Brett VandenHeuvel, photo via The Daily News
"Riverkeeper: Stronger than ever?"
The Daily News

“If the coal industry and the fracked natural gas industry continue to target the Columbia River, we’re going to continue to stand up for the people of the Columbia” 
-Brett Vandeheuvel, Columbia Riverkeeper

Hanford, White Bluffs, photo by D.O.E.
"Hanford’s toxic pollution"
Tri-City Herald

“Energy should invest in active cleanup rather than reliance on long-lived institutional controls that impinge on tribes’ and the general public’s potential future use of Hanford”
-Dan Serres, Conservation Director 

Lorri, Hood River News
"Students learn at Nichols Natural Area"
Hood River News

"The value of this science exploration lasts far beyond the day in the field. The teachers are thrilled that our program closely mirrors many of concepts they are covering in the classroom” 
-Lorri Epstein, Water Quality Director

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