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
Seattle Times, TMDL photo
"Federal judge orders EPA to protect salmon from warm temps"
Seattle Times

“Because of today’s victory, EPA will finally write a comprehensive plan to deal with dams’ impact on water temperature and salmon survival” -Brett VandenHeuvel, Columbia Riverkeeper

Dan Serres points out fossil fuel infrastructure along the Columbia River in Portland, Oregon, July 16, 2018. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Gregory Scruggs
"On the road to zero carbon, Portland pinches off fossil fuels"
Thomson Reuters Foundation

"People in Portland fight to defend what we love from dirty fossil fuel projects like oil train terminals...”
-Dan Serres, Conservation Director

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

“The students are excited about science. And the kids can watch with pride as the Nichols Natural Area grows, knowing that they took part in the restoration." 
-Lorri Epstein, Water Quality Director

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