Category: Blog

EFSEC declines to review Kalama Methanol Refinery »

September 21st, 2016: This summer, we asked Washington's Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) to review the proposed methanol refinery in Kalama. Our petition explained why the largest proposed methanol refinery in the world deserves a thorough review by the state of Washington. EFSEC denied our request and declined to evaluate the methanol refinery.

Columbia Under the Microscope: 11/10 in Astoria »

September 19th, 2016: Join Riverkeeper and three local scientists for presentations about cutting edge research on pollutants and pharmaceuticals in the Columbia River on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, from 6:00-7:00 pm, at the Blue Scorcher Bakery located at 1493 Duane Street, in Astoria, OR.

Columbia Under The Microscope: 10/5 in Portland »

September 19th, 2016: Join Riverkeeper and three local scientists for presentations about cutting edge research on pollutants and pharmaceuticals in the Columbia River on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016, from 6:00-7:00 pm, in Portland, OR, Lucky Lab on Hawthorne.

“Hot Water, Fish Kills & the Future of Salmon” Comes to Vancouver: 12/1 »

September 17th, 2016: Join Columbia Riverkeeper for an informative talk: Hot Water, Fish Kills, & the Future of Salmon, at Feral Public House in Vancouver, WA as a part of the organization’s “Love Your Columbia Event Series” on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. At this event, grab a drink and learn. Event is free and open to the public. Featured speaker Riverkeeper Attorney Miles Johnson.

Speak Up to Demand Real Cleanup at Hanford’s Nuclear Reactor Sites on the Columbia River »

September 9th, 2016: The U.S. Department of Energy’s proposal for cleaning up the 100-D/H areas adjacent to the Hanford Reach doesn't address contaminated soil sites below 15 feet. Take action and comment today!

Love Your Columbia Event Series: Love. Learn. Act. »

August 30th, 2016: What is Love Your Columbia? Love Your Columbia, tells the river’s story, brings the latest science to the masses, and lets people get dirty to make the river clean again. The education and outreach program cuts to the heart of why our 10,000 members support Columbia Riverkeeper: we love this river and its iconic salmon runs with [...]

August Volunteer Spotlight: Laura Rickett »

August 30th, 2016: As a volunteer for Columbia Riverkeeper’s Water Quality Monitoring program, Laura collects water samples from various popular swimming and recreation sites in Hood River and tests them to check for E. coli to help ensure public safety. Thank you Laura for all you do!

What Legacy Are You Leaving? »

August 30th, 2016: As a member of Columbia Riverkeeper you are meeting these threats, and winning. But what does the future hold? By naming Columbia Riverkeeper in your estate plans, you can continue to protect the clean water and healthy communities you cherish.

We’re Getting Close: Let’s Enact Portland’s Exceptional Fossil Fuel Policy »

August 29th, 2016: We need your help to hold the City of Portland accountable for its commitment to prohibit dirty fossil fuel projects, submit your public comment today & join us for the public hearing on Sept. 13, 2016, rally at 11:45 am, hearing at 12:30 pm.

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

August 28th, 2016: [ 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.