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Forgotten Toxic Waste Dump on the Columbia: November 20, 2019, 7 p.m. (doors 6 p.m.), Hood River, OR.
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"How a dead whale gave new life to the debate over dams in the Pacific Northwest" including an interview with Columbia Riverkeeper:
“The City made the right decision. The community is rightly alarmed by Zenith’s push to add another toxic substance—MDI—to an already-dangerous oil train operation.” - Erin Saylor, staff attorney for Columbia Riverkeeper.
Chelan County Public Utility District (PUD), reports that the Rocky Reach Dam spilled over 300 gallons of hydraulic oil into the Columbia River.
Brings together a diversity of voices including opponents of fracked gas projects, who believe that we need to transition swiftly to renewable energy solutions, and proponents who see what they call “natural” gas as a bridge fuel to the future.
“The U.S. government is responsible for dumping toxic pollution in one of the most popular fishing areas in Mid-Columbia. We strongly support a new approach that protects people that feed their families locally-caught fish,” -Lauren Goldberg, Columbia Riverkeeper.
For five years, SW Washington community members organized strong opposition to the world’s largest fracked gas-to-methanol refinery.
Portland and Astoria, this is your chance to see the awarding-winning film “Dammed to Extinction” and Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment’s “A Healing Journey.”
Yakama and Lummi Nations Call for Removal of Three Columbia River Dams
On October 14, 2019, Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the Yakama Nation and Lummi Nation made history by calling for the removal of the John Day, The Da
Columbia Riverkeeper and our partners are calling on the City of Portland to deny Zenith’s expansion efforts.