Our latest action alerts, blog posts, and media highlights
Swim Guide makes it easy to find clean water and a nice, accessible swimming hole. Columbia Riverkeeper tracks water quality trends on Columbia River beaches and adds more beaches to our database every year. We all have the right to swim and enjoy the river without worrying about getting sick.
The Trump administration's attempt to cut corners with nuclear waste undermines effective, long-term cleanup at the Hanford Nuclear Site. People in the Pacific Northwest value clean water and strong salmon runs. This decision flies in the face of sound science and judgment.
Rejecting donations from the fossil fuel industry is the new litmus test of politicians. But Representative DeBolt is literally on the payroll of a fossil fuel corporation.
“Oregonians value farms and strong salmon runs.
Today, over 125 people on land and 50 people on water gathered at the “No Methanol Land and Water Action Community Camp-Out” opposing the proposed fracked-gas-to-methanol refinery in Kalama, WA.
Even the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has concerns with the U.S. Department of Energy’s proposal to reclassify high-level radioactive waste as low-level radioactive waste in Hanford’s C Farm Tanks.
Pacific Veterinary Products, a Hood River-based dog supplement company, generously offered to donate one percent of sales to Columbia Riverkeeper.
You did it! Today Governor Inslee announced opposition to two fracked gas projects in Washington state: NW Innovation Works’ Kalama, WA, methanol refinery and the Tacoma, WA, LNG facility.
U.S. Congressman Mike Simpson is publicly questioning whether the four Lower Snake River dams should remain. The influential Idaho legislator’s questions could lead to serious discussions about whether and how to remove Snake River dams.
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) today denied the Jordan Cove LNG project and Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline by rejecting their application for a Clean Water Act permit.