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. 


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Recent Press
PS Magazine photo at Port of Kalama
"Taxpayers May Soon Be on the Hook for a $2 Billion Fracked Gas Refinery"
Pacific Standard Magazine

"A federal loan guarantee means that the U.S. government—ultimately taxpayers—would agree to pay back NWIW's creditors if NWIW can't repay the loan that it took out to finance the construction of the refinery" -Jasmine Zimmer-Stucky, Senior Organizer

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

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

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