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Black Lives Matter

In a powerful essay, Columbia Riverkeeper’s staff attorney, Simone Anter, Jicarilla Apache and Yaqui, explores and articulates how Black Lives Matter is inextricably tied to environmentalism and Columbia Riverkeeper’s work. 

Swim Guide 2020

We're still monitoring! Monitoring launched June 8, 2020. Through summer, Riverkeeper will monitor beaches to track water quality conditions.

New Lawsuit

Lawsuit Challenges EPA Rollback of Human Health Water Standards in Washington State.

Breaking News

The Trump Administration attempts to block Washington State from protecting salmon from hot water caused by federal dams  

 

Urging DEQ to Deny Pollution Permit

On Four-Year Anniversary of Mosier Oil Train Derailment, Over 1,200 Call on Oregon DEQ to Deny Air Pollution Permit for Oil Train Terminal

We Stand in Solidarity

Our vision is a Columbia River that unites people to fight for clean water, abundant fish and wildlife, and our climate. We can only achieve this if we raise our voice and use our platform and resources to fight systemic racism.

Black Lives Matter

We at Columbia Riverkeeper share the grief and anger over the senseless murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and so many others who have lost their lives to violence fueled by racism.