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Port approves Global Partners lease change

Today the Port of St. Helens unanimously approved a proposal by Global Partners to remove the API limit at their Port Westward oil/ethanol facility, which opens the door for heavier oils like tar sands.

Lawsuit to End Oil Pollution from Wells Dam

“Oil pollution from dams must stop,” states Brett VandenHeuvel, Executive Director for Columbia Riverkeeper. “People rely on clean water and healthy salmon runs. It’s past time for the Douglas County PUD to protect clean water in the Columbia River.”

Oregon Groups Call For Moratorium on Mega-Dairies

Today, a dozen Oregon and national organizations, representing family farm, environmental, animal welfare, and public health interests, are calling on Oregon legislators and leaders to stop any further expansion of new or existing mega-dairies in Oregon until the state can protect people, animals

The Worst Idea Yet at Hanford?

The U.S. Department of Energy announced plans in October to re-interpret the term “high-level radioactive waste.” Join us in objecting to Energy’s alarming proposal, which would cut costs by putting the Columbia River at risk from radioactive pollution at Hanford.