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  • Clean up Hanford’s Dangerous Contamination!

    We need bold leadership and government oversight to protect people, salmon, and our river from Hanford’s nuclear pollution. Please sign the petition below, which we will deliver to the leaders responsible for cleaning up Hanford’s dangerous pollution.

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  • One Million Voices: Taking a Stand Against Fossil Fuels

    We hit a milestone today! ONE MILLION messages to protect the Pacific Northwest from oil and coal exports delivered today! The Washington State Government and the Ecology Department of Washington can take action and block fossil fuel exports!

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  • Portland General Electric’s (PGE) Gas Plant Expansion Plans

    PGE Will Suspend Its Permitting for New Fracked Gas Plants at Boardman: While this is a huge step in stopping new fracked gas power in the Northwest, the fight isn’t over. For starters, we need a big showing at Monday’s Public Utility Commission (PUC) hearing to ensure that the Commission rejects PGE’s plans to add more fracked gas to the energy grid.

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  • Save the Date: 6/7/17 Stand Up To Oil

    Last chance to weigh-in before EFSEC makes a final recommendation to Governor Inslee: Public Hearing on Air Pollution from Proposed Tesoro Savage Oil Train Terminal on Wednesday, June 7, 2017; Rally at 4:00 pm; Hearing from 1:00 – 4:00 pm, 5:00 – 9:00 pm.

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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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