Category: Events

Public Comment: old Reynolds Metals clean up »

June 18th, 2014: [ July 16, 2014 4:00 pm to August 1, 2014 8:00 pm. ] The toxic legacy of the Reynolds Aluminum facility needs to change, but it won’t happen without you. A thorough clean up of decades of soil and groundwater pollution is critical to the health of Cowlitz County residents and the Columbia River. Join Columbia Riverkeeper and Landowners and Citizens for a Safe Community for an important public hearing about the clean up of the old Reynolds site!

Public Comment: Will ConnectOregon funds Subsidize Coal and Oil »

July 21st, 2014: [ July 21, 2014 1:00 pm to August 10, 2014 1:00 pm. ] The Oregon Department of Transportation is slated to subsidize oil and coal transportation infrastructure and it’s up to Governor Kitzhaber and the Oregon Transportation Commission (OTC) to block this gross misuse of public funds. Subsidizing coal export and crude oil shipping is not an appropriate use of ConnectOregon funds. The Oregon Transportation Commission should not approve applications to re-build the dock at Port Westward and alter the rail infrastructure along A-Street in Rainier because ConnectOregon funds should not subsidize coal and crude oil shipping.

Public Comment: Speak Up for a Hanford Clean Up »

July 21st, 2014: [ July 21, 2014 1:00 pm to August 11, 2014 1:00 pm. ] Public involvement is critical to urge the agencies that oversee cleanup—the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Washington Department of Ecology—to reject Energy’s proposal. Make your voice heard at the hearing on July 23 and right now by submitting a comment!

River Prayer Vigil: Cowlitz County »

July 21st, 2014: [ August 3, 2014; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] This vigil is one of sixteen being planned all along the Columbia from the mouth in Astoria to the source in Canada to mark the renewal of the treaty between the US and Canada governing the river. We want to offer our prayers and support for a healthier river system ensuring abundant wildlife habitat for generations to come.

Screening: Oil-by-Rail mini-documentary by Vice News »

July 23rd, 2014: [ August 7, 2014; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Join Columbia Riverkeeper and citizen advocacy groups in Columbia County for a special screening of the mini-documentary on the controversial oil-by-rail boom. The film features the Columbia River oil terminal at Port Westward, near Clatskanie, OR and the proposed terminal at the Port of Vancouver, WA.

Love Your Columbia: Restoration in Your Community »

June 9th, 2014: [ August 23, 2014; ] Love Your Columbia is an event that strives to bring together all of the individuals, communities, and organizations along the river and throughout the watershed for a day to work towards restoring the resource that we all depend on. Come be a part of the August 23rd celebration by attending an event at a location near you or leading an event of your own.