Our latest action alerts, blog posts, and media highlights
The Yakama and Lummi nations called on federal leaders to remove John Day, The Dalles, and Bonneville dams.
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Sohappy v. Smith, the seminal fishing rights case.
“At some point, those of us in power have to listen to those who put us there.”
—Former Portland Mayor Charlie Hales upon withdrawing his support for the proposed Pembina fossil fuel export terminal in response to grassroots pressure.
We the People Issue: How your Columbia Riverkeeper membership is promoting life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
Public Health, Environmental Groups Slam Federal Government’s Latest Proposed Cleanup Plan for Hanford Nuclear Site
“The federal government’s proposed cleanup plan reads more like a wait-and-see approach. Relying on signs and fences to keep the public and the Columbia River safe for thousands of years is unacceptable,” -Dan Serres, Conservation Director at Columbia Riverkeeper.
"This settlement is an important win for clean water. Oil pollution threatens salmon, drinking water, and the public’s right to a healthy Columbia.
Tell the U.S. Department of Energy that its insufficient Hanford cleanup plan for 4.5 square miles along the Columbia River will endanger people, salmon, and the environment for thousands of years.
We are confident that this project cannot withstand a real, thorough review. We know this proposal would be a massive generator of climate changing pollution.
This fall, over 100 volunteers helped plant trees, spread mulch, and pull weeds at the Nichols Natural Area.
Columbia Riverkeeper is proud to be one of 150 Portland nonprofits featured in Willamette Week’s Give!Guide.