Our latest action alerts, blog posts, and media highlights
We are excited to announce our newest team member Sandy Wright, Development Director. Shortly before joining Riverkeeper, Sandy visited the headwaters of the Columbia and beyond.
Fact: 42% of Longview’s youth live within 1.5 miles of the proposed anhydrous ammonia facility.
Read a snapshot of how Columbia Riverkeeper is defending your victory over coal export.
The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) wants your input on a proposed cleanup plan for the Millennium coal terminal site—the former Reynolds Aluminum Smelter.
FOIA Lawsuit: U.S. Dept. of Energy Withholding Info about Financial Aid for Proposed Petrochemical Plant
"For over eight months, the Department of Energy has refused to turn over this public information. NWIW’s refinery would consume more fracked gas than every gas-fired power plant in Washington State combined and rank among the state’s leading causes of greenhouse gas pollution.
"Today’s settlement is an important victory for people that eat locally caught fish and rely on Oregon rivers for drinking water and recreation.
"... Millennium’s attempt to block Washington’s right to protect public health and the environment has been thwarted again. It is time to close the coal terminal chapter and protect the health of local communities, our waterways, and our climate.” -Jasmine Zimmer-Stucky
This summer, like 2015, is another step towards extinction for endangered Snake River sockeye salmon.
August Member Spotlight: Muralist Audie Fuller collaborated with Kalama, Washington residents to create a stunning piece of art opposing the dirty Kalama methanol refinery and pipeline proposal.
Our new Hood River office is open for business. With great views of the Mighty Columbia and easy access to waterfront trails and beaches, our Hood River-based team is thrilled to fight-the-good-fight at our new office location. If you’re in the neighborhood, stop by and visit.