Category: Blog

Footwise Hood River Keen Klean Sale: 3/25-31 »

March 23rd, 2017: Footwise Hood River will donate $10 from every pair of regular priced Keens to Columbia Riverkeeper from Saturday, March 25 - Friday, March 31, 2017.

NuStar Update: Vancouver Terminates Oil Train Terminal »

March 23rd, 2017: The City of Vancouver, Washington, issued a decision effectively terminating NuStar’s oil-by-rail proposal, which would have increased oil train traffic along the Columbia River. In 2015, NuStar challenged the City of Vancouver’s decision to require an environmental impact statement for the proposed 22,000 barrel-per-day oil terminal. The City, with help from hundreds of local residents who supported the City’s concerns about dangerous oil trains, prevailed over NuStar and was granted approval to conduct an environmental impact statement.

Explained: Climate Impacts from the World’s Largest Methanol Refinery »

March 21st, 2017: [ April 18, 2017; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] A presentation by Sightline Institute’s Tarika Powell on climate, fracking, and the world’s largest natural gas-to-methanol refinery proposed in the nearby town of Kalama, Washington, on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, from 7:00-8:30 pm at Central Lutheran Church in Portland, OR.

Holcombe Waller Performs “Notes from the Riverkeepers” »

March 21st, 2017: Signal Fire's Tinderbox Residency Holcombe Waller to perform the first in a larger body of work that he will continue exhibiting, May 4-6, 2017, at Headwaters Theater, 55 NE Farragut St #9, Portland, OR.

Defend the Columbia: Shop & Talk at Portland Patagonia »

March 21st, 2017: Columbia Riverkeeper is partnering with Patagonia to protect our land, water, and climate from new fossil fuel projects in Oregon and Washington. Join us for two upcoming events to defend the Columbia on May 6 and May 11 in Portland, OR.

April 29: Protect the Columbia from Coal, Oil, and Methanol Export »

March 21st, 2017: Join friends and neighbors on April 29th to show your support for our river, our air, and our community. On this day, hundreds of thousands of people will come together in cities across the nation – including Washington DC – to make it clear that our future will ensure clean air, water and a stable climate for future generations. You don’t have to go to DC to participate, your local community needs you here.

March Member Spotlight: Lani Jo Leigh »

March 21st, 2017: Lani Jo is inspired by artists and activists who are doing good. On April 30, 2017, she opens the Clinton Street Theater for a special evening to celebrate Pete Seeger. Bringing together musicians and film clips, it is a time to celebrate those fighting for clean water and inclusive communities. Read more here and raise your voice in song on April 30th.

Aveda Earth Month 2017 Fundraisers »

March 21st, 2017: April is Aveda Earth Month. Join us at one of their fun events or treat yourself to some pampering while supporting clean water. Thank you Aveda for your support and generosity, and for protecting the Columbia River.

How does one person make an impact? »

March 20th, 2017: We, Columbia Riverkeeper, pledge that 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 at every fossil fuel hearing fighting for clean water. This is our river and our home and we will fight for what we love. Please consider an additional gift if you are able.

**NEW** Oregon Legislature Oil-By-Rail Bill Announced »

March 11th, 2017: Together, we will be urging the House Committee on Energy & Environment to support these bills. Oregonians: Help us send a message: click here to urge your legislator to support HB 2131 and HB 3344.