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Where in the World is Columbia Riverkeeper? »

March 9th, 2017: Follow Brett's Travels: Training New Nepali Waterkeeper organizations and Buddhist Nuns.



GROUPS HOST PRESS CONFERENCE IN SUPPORT OF SB 197 PRIOR TO HEARING »

March 9th, 2017: A coalition of groups fighting large-scale factory farms in Oregon will host a press conference in support of Oregon Senate Bill (SB) 197 prior to the legislative hearing at the Capitol. SB 197 would require the Environmental Quality Commission to adopt by rule a program for regulating air contaminant emissions from dairy confined animal feeding operations consistent with the recommendations of a 2008 Governor-appointed Task Force on the issue.



Public-health Experts Urge Oregon Lawmakers to Reduce Air Pollution From Large-scale Dairy Operations »

March 1st, 2017: More than 25 doctors, epidemiologists and health experts today called on Oregon legislators to support Senate Bill 197 and establish commonsense measures to limit dangerous air pollution from large-scale industrial dairy operations. In a letter sent to the Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources, the group cited “strong evidence” that emissions from massive livestock confinement operations can be harmful to public health and the environment.



How does one person make an impact? »

February 22nd, 2017: Together we are stronger and we will not back down to threats to our clean water, our communities, our river. As a member and donor of Columbia Riverkeeper you are fighting fossil fuel terminals, stopping illegal pollution, and protecting our health. This is our river and our home and we will fight for what we love. Please join or renew your membership today.



Fossil Fuel Industry Attacks Local Control – We Fight Back »

February 22nd, 2017: With local authority under attack by the fossil fuel industry, Riverkeeper is working with partner groups to defend our right to build a cleaner energy future.



How does one person make an impact? »

February 22nd, 2017: Together we are stronger and we will not back down to threats to our clean water, our communities, our river. As a member and donor of Columbia Riverkeeper you are fighting fossil fuel terminals, stopping illegal pollution, and protecting our health. This is our river and our home and we will fight for what we love. Please consider an additional gift if you are able.



Natural Gas 101: Why care about natural gas? »

February 22nd, 2017: Natural gas is a clever name for methane, a potent greenhouse gas that is extracted using hydraulic fracturing (fracking), a process famous for polluting water and air. Stunning new gas projects threaten the Pacific Northwest.



February Member Spotlight: Corey Rust of Troutdale, Oregon »

February 21st, 2017: Corey Rust of Envi Adventures, a scenic flight company, generously offered to donate a portion of flight sales to Columbia Riverkeeper. As a member, Corey believes it’s important to protect the river for future generations. “It's a magnificent body of water and tremendous resource to our area, that I think demands respect in all occasions,” said Corey. Thank you Corey for supporting our work!



Stop Portland (Fracked Gas) Electric: »

February 21st, 2017: [ February 23, 2017; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Learn more about efforts to block the Carty Generating Station fossil fuel power plan on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 in Portland, Oregon.



“No Methanol!” Rally in Olympia »

February 16th, 2017: This morning Kalama, Washington residents delivered a letter to the Washington State Investment Board re: voicing their concerns regarding potential investments in methanol. More info on what you can do to help...