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FERC Issues Final Environmental Impact Statement 

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Fighting Fossil Fuels

"From wildfires to droughts, Columbia River communities increasingly experience climate change impacts. That's why West Coast states are united in opposition to GTN's expansion plans..." -Lauren Goldberg, Columbia Riverkeeper

Frequently Asked Questions about NEXT

This FAQ answers questions about Houston-based NEXT Renewable Fuels’ (NEXT) proposal to build a non-conventional diesel refinery in the Columbia River Estuary near Clatskanie, Oregon. Columbia Riverkeeper opposes NEXT’s proposed refinery.

Loophole City, Oregon

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Fighting Fossil Fuels

The City of Portland’s decision to let Zenith Energy extend its oil-by-rail operations in Portland is facing widespread condemnation from community members, environmental organizations, and environmental justice advocates. 

News: Mega-Dairy Air Pollution Rules

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Stopping Pollution

"Rural Oregonians deserve healthy air. Now all eyes are on the Oregon Legislature to act swiftly to protect public health." -Lauren Goldberg, Columbia Riverkeeper.

Big Win for Farmers and Clean Water

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Fighting Fossil Fuels

Oregon’s Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) overturned Columbia County’s approval of a 400-car rail yard that would have served an unconventional diesel refinery along the lower Columbia.