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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.

No Puedo Respirar : I Can't Breathe

Senior Organizer, Ubaldo Hernández, reflects on the lack of justice for George Floyd and countless others by recalling the unjust killing of Elfego Torres, 20 years ago in the Columbia River Gorge

Q&A With Emilia Ponti

Conservation Director Dan Serres spoke with Emilia Ponti, a resident of Columbia County who founded Mothers for a Safe Columbia County to help draw attention to the dangers oil trains could bring to her community.

Tarballs on the Columbia

If you see tarballs or any other pollution report to Columbia Riverkeeper (541-387-3030) and the Oregon Emergency Response System at (1-800-452-0311).