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FAQs on COVID-19 and Water Quality

Columbia Riverkeeper's Water Quality Director, Lorri Epstein, discusses questions around water quality and COVID-19, including risks to the river, and pathways for exposure.

Breaking News: Washington State Makes Historic Decision

“We applaud Gov. Inslee and the Washington Dept. of Ecology for standing strong to protect salmon, and the orcas that depend on salmon, from lethally hot water and oil pollution caused by the federal dams." -Brett VandenHeuvel, Columbia Riverkeeper. 


May 5, 2020, the world is joining together for a day of giving and unity as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19 for #GivingTuesdayNow.

WATCH: High Risks at Hanford

Columbia Riverkeeper's Staff Attorney Simone Anter shares a recap from the "High Risks at Hanford" virtual presentation.

PBS Covers "The Thin Green Line"

“The [fossil fuel corporations] clearly misjudged how fiercely we will protect this place” -Brett VandenHeuvel, Columbia Riverkeeper