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: (503.784.5324),

What's the latest on the Columbia River?
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September Enews

Stop Fracked Gas, Climate Strike, Nichols Work Parties, Interview with our Head Coach, and more

cover newsletter issue 2, 2019
Newsletter: The Playbook Issue

Pull back the curtain to share strategies and stories about how Riverkeeper is tackling corporate polluters, staving off fossil fuel giants, and inspiring people to fight for clean water.

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In the News

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

Breaking news: Seattle Times Report on Kalama Methanol

"As controversial Washington methanol plant moves along, opposing group criticizes one lawmaker’s role" -June 3, 2019


Recent press highlights:

Yakama Nation Swan Dancers, photo by Kiliii Yüyan.
"Hanford Journey honors tribal leader, acknowledges ongoing fight for environmental cleanup"
Yakima Herald-Republic

More than 150 people gathered Friday for the first day-long “Hanford Journey,” a collaboration between the Yakama Nation and the Columbia Riverkeeper to both honor the life and legacy of tribal environmental leader Russell Jim and to acknowledge that the fight continues.

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"EPA ices WA state’s effort to regulate hot water in Columbia, Snake rivers"
Seattle Times

 The Trump administration & WA State squared off over EPA's decision to rollback efforts to tackle pollution from federal dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers.

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"The state must reject new gas and oil projects to save the planet"
Seattle Times

Co-authored opinion piece calling on Governor Inslee to lean into his climate leadership and reject the Kalama methanol refinery.


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

Columbia Riverkeeper press releases, white papers, photography, and video.

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