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  • GAINING GROUND: A New Film on Growing Food, Empowering Communities & Changing Lives 

    [ September 29, 2016; 12:00 am; October 6, 2016; 12:00 am; October 9, 2016; 12:00 am; October 25, 2016; 12:00 am; November 17, 2016; 12:00 am; ] The food issue documentary GAINING GROUND is coming to communities around Oregon this fall, presenting the personal stories of farmers and activists confronting the challenges of feeding their local communities sustainably grown food. Save the Date: 9/29 Hood River; 10/6 Eugene; 10/9 Astoria; 10/25 Astoria; and 11/17 Sandy.

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  • Groups Challenge EPA to Act on Heat-Driven Salmon Kills

    “We need a comprehensive plan to deal with dams’ impacts on water temperature, or we may be telling our kids stories about salmon instead of teaching them to fish” -Miles Johnson, attorney for Columbia Riverkeeper

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  • Judge: No Constitutional Problem in Oregon’s Denial of Columbia River Coal Export Terminal

    “The State of Oregon got it right when it denied Ambre Energy’s coal export project. We applaud state leaders for upholding laws that protect what we as Oregonians hold dear—clean water and fishable rivers.” stated Brett VandenHeuvel, Executive Director for Columbia Riverkeeper.

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  • Love Your Columbia Event Series Presents:

    [ August 24, 2016; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] “Hot Water, Fish Kills, & the Future of Salmon” informative talk 8/24/2016 at Slopeswell Cider in Hood River as a part of the organization’s “Love Your Columbia Event Series.” At this event, grab a pint of Slopeswell’s finest cider and enjoy complimentary appetizers. Come early for a raffle with door prizes. Event is free and open to the public.

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  • Groups File Comments Seeking Rejection of Oregon Mega-Livestock Operation

    This week, a wide range of environmental, family farm, public health and animal welfare organizations jointly submitted comments urging the State of Oregon to reject a proposed 30,000-head confinement dairy operation near the Columbia River. The facility would be one of the nation’s largest dairy confined animal feeding operations and poses a major threat to ground and surface water, air quality and public health in the region.

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  • Two Months Since Mosier

    Today, Aug. 3, 2016, marks the two-month anniversary since the oil train derailment in Mosier, Oregon. The oil industry has shown that it is not able to transport their product safely by rail. New proposals such as Tesoro Savage in Vancouver, Washington, would increase the number of trains.

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