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  • Redirect State Funds to Benefit All Washingtonians

    “We are calling on Governor Inslee and the Washington Department of Transportation to redirect state funding to projects that benefit all Washingtonians,” explains Columbia Riverkeeper’s Senior Organizer, Jasmine Zimmer-Stucky, who works closely with residents in Kalama and Cowlitz County to protect the Columbia and river communities from the methanol refinery’s air pollution and climate impacts. “The world’s largest methanol refinery would severely undermine Washington’s commitment to combat climate change and restore endangered Columbia River salmon.”

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  • State Asks for More Information on Methanol

    Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is taking a closer look at the Kalama Methanol Refinery proposal’s impacts on the Columbia River and Washington’s climate. A letter from Ecology to Cowlitz County on April 18, 2017, explained that the methanol refinery’s Shorelines permit contained outdate and incomplete information.

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  • Mosier Anniversary: One Year After The Oil Train Fire

    Save the Date: Please join us on June 3, 2017 to mark the one-year anniversary of the frightening, nearly catastrophic oil train derailment, spill, and fire in Mosier, Oregon. We will gather in Mosier to make a statement against additional oil trains coming through the Columbia River Gorge.

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  • Our Response to the Trump Administration

    President Trump promises to ramp up dirty fossil fuel production, but federal apathy about pollution and climate change doesn’t mean we have to go backwards for the next four years. We can’t afford to. The Northwest offers a leading model for tackling weighty environmental issues without going to D.C.

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  • Earth Day Events 2017

    Communities along the Columbia River are coming together to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, as well as Earth Week, and even Earth Month! Join in the fun, find events near you including cleanups, marches, parades, and more.

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  • Earth Day Cleanup & Weed Pull at White Salmon Jewett Creek

    As part of Earth Day celebrations, a trash clean-up, weed-pull and Boot Brush Kick-Off event is planned for 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 22nd at the City of White Salmon’s popular stream corridor and urban-wildland natural area, Jewett Creek. This event coincides with a Boot Brush Kick-Off at trailheads around the Gorge whose goal is to teach folks that recreate outside how to help prevent the spread of invasive weeds.

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