Category: Events

Water Quality Sampling Week »

January 18th, 2012: [ February 10, 2012 8:00 am to February 20, 2012 8:00 am. March 10, 2012 8:00 am to March 20, 2012 8:00 am. April 10, 2012 8:00 am to April 20, 2012 8:00 am. May 10, 2012 8:00 am to May 20, 2012 8:00 am. June 10, 2012 8:00 am to June 20, 2012 8:00 am. July 10, 2012 8:00 am to July 20, 2012 8:00 am. August 10, 2012 8:00 am to August 20, 2012 8:00 am. September 10, 2012 8:00 am to September 20, 2012 8:00 am. October 10, 2012 8:00 am to October 20, 2012 8:00 am. November 10, 2012 8:00 am to November 20, 2012 8:00 am. ] Join us for our 2012 Water Quality Monitoring program! Sampling week begins on the 10th and ends on the 20th of every month (February through November). Learn more about the program and how to get involved by visiting our Water Quality Monitoring Program webpage.  

Scappoose, Tonight: Discussion About How to Stop Coal Exports »

September 12th, 2012: [ September 12, 2012; 6:00 pm; ] JOIN US! WHAT: Discussion About How to Stop Coal Exports WHERE: Scappoose Public Library (52469 SE 2nd Street, Scappoose, OR) Click for map WHEN: Wednesday, September 12th @ 6 pm WHO: Columbia Riverkeeper, Greenpeace, and local activists will discuss how we can all work together to stop coal exports WHY: Since late 2011, Columbia County has been targeted for massive [...]

Hanford Dangerous Waste Permit Public Hearing this Thursday »

September 11th, 2012: [ September 13, 2012; 7:00 pm; ] HANFORD SITE-WIDE DANGEROUS WASTE PERMIT HEARING Thursday, September 13th ~ 7:00PM* Portland Ambridge Center(1333 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Portland, OR) *Heart of America Northwest will hold a pre-hearing workshop at 6:15PM. In response to hundreds of comments from Washingtonians and Oregonians, Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) will be holding additional hearings regarding its dangerous waste permit for [...]

Tell Troutdale: No Coal Export »

September 13th, 2012: [ September 18, 2012; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Over the past year, cities all across the Northwest have been passing resolutions raising concerns about coal export. From Hood River to Portland, from Stevenson to Seattle councils and individual elected officials have begun to speak out on this issue and express their concerns about the impacts that coal export could have on their community.  [...]

Portland City Council Schedules Coal Export Vote »

September 11th, 2012: [ September 19, 2012; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Big Coal is ramping up their dirty plan to give Portland a black eye with plans to route a dozen or more coal trains through our city, and doubling the number of barges on the Columbia – every day.     People all over the Northwest are standing up and demanding that the facts be laid on [...]

Global Frackdown Event in Warrenton, Oregon »

September 4th, 2012: [ September 22, 2012; 6:30 pm; ] September 22, 2012  ~  6:30PM  ~  Warrenton Community Center Please join us if you are concerned about LNG export plans in the Pacific Northwest.    The Warrenton event, part of the international Global Frackdown event, will address Oregon LNG's proposal to export North American natural gas through Oregon & Washington to foreign markets. The event is co-sponsored by [...]

Public Comment Period – Hanford’s Dangerous Waste Permit »

September 24th, 2012: [ September 24, 2012 12:00 pm to October 22, 2012 5:00 pm. ] Hanford’s Dangerous Waste Permit Draws Calls for Prohibition of Off-Site Waste Over the past few months, many Pacific Northwest residents have urged the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) to protect the Columbia River from Hanford’s dangerous nuclear and toxic wastes. A legacy of nuclear weapons production, the Hanford site remains the most radioactively polluted site in [...]

SW Portland Coal Hard Truth Forum »

September 11th, 2012: [ September 24, 2012; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] What are the risks if the largest coal companies in the world transformed the Northwest into a dirty energy corridor to supply US coal to Asian markets? Coal companies propose to bring over 150 million tons of coal annually through the Columbia River Gorge to ports in St. Helens, Boardman, Coos Bay, Bellingham, and Longview. Portland [...]

Milwaukie Coal Hard Truth Forum »

September 11th, 2012: [ September 27, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Milwaukie is at risk of becoming a dirty coal train town. A coal export proposal in Coos Bay, OR would bring up to four 1.5 mile-long coal trains through Milwaukie each day. Coal export would impact Milwaukie traffic congestion, health, and quality of life. What are the risks if the largest coal companies in the world [...]

White Salmon Homecoming Celebration »

September 24th, 2012: [ September 29, 2012; ] Condit Dam is out and the salmon are already leaping up the White Salmon River’s waterfalls and swimming through its deep pools. After 16 years waiting for the dam’s removal, it is time to celebrate. You are invited to join us on Saturday, September 29th for the White Salmon River Homecoming Celebration. This community event is [...]