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Thank you, a promise »

November 25th, 2015: Thank you for standing up for clean water. Read our Executive Director's vision and promise for the future. Your care for the Columbia can make this vision a reality. December 1st is Giving Tuesday, a day to support what you love. Willamette Week’s Give!Guide makes it easy, with lots of fun incentives for all giving levels.

Dams Leading Culprit in Temperature Crisis Says Report »

November 25th, 2015: Dams create a well-documented temperature crisis on the Columbia that cannot be ignored. Hundreds of thousands of heat-stressed sockeye died this summer. Hot temperatures and low snowpack compounded the problem, but a new report shows high water temperatures were largely due to dams.

I support Riverkeeper because… »

November 25th, 2015: Your voice for clean water is amplified as a Riverkeeper member. Today, we are over 8,000 members strong. Here are the reasons why your fellow members contribute.

Save the Date: Stand Up to Big Oil in Vancouver this January! »

November 24th, 2015: The State of Washington just released its draft environmental review for a massive proposed oil terminal in Vancouver. Let’s make sure Governor Inslee and Washington deny the Tesoro oil terminal. Join us at a critical public hearing this January!

It’s Go Time! Vancouver Oil Terminal Hearing Announced! »

November 24th, 2015: Today, on Nov. 24, 2015, the Tesoro-Savage Draft Environmental Impact Statement was released. Stand up to big oil: join us at the public hearings, and learn more at our upcoming workshop.

Take Action for Hanford Cleanup »

November 23rd, 2015: Major cleanup delays are being proposed for the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, in some cases pushing out cleanup another decade. Columbia Riverkeeper is submitting public comments and so should you. Tell our federal and state governments what you think about these delays. Sign on to public comments today.

Get Ready! Attend December 3rd Oil Train Workshop! »

November 23rd, 2015: [ December 3, 2015; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] The State of Washington is slated to release its draft environmental review for a massive proposed oil terminal in Vancouver soon. The Tesoro-Savage Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) provides us with a critical opportunity to persuade Governor Inslee and the Washington Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) to reject the dirty, dangerous Tesoro-Savage oil terminal.

UW Research: Coal Spills »

November 23rd, 2015: New research by UW scientists shows coal trains spill dust that is harmful to our lungs.

Willamette Week Give!Guide: Been a little Bad? Do a little Good. »

November 19th, 2015: #GiveGuide: From November 4, to December 31, 2015, encourage your friends and neighbors to check us out on Give!Guide. It is a great way to support clean water and healthy communities. Columbia Riverkeeper is honored to be included with 142 diverse nonprofits in the greater Portland area.

Stand for clean water and healthy rivers this #GivingTuesday! »

November 18th, 2015: Giving Tuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, support Columbia Riverkeeper's mission to protect and restore the water quality of the Columbia River and all life connected to it, from the headwaters to the Pacific Ocean.