Category: Top Stories

Game Changing News About Coal Export »

March 6th, 2014: The good and the bad -- two consecutive days of coal export announcements from Oregon and Washington.

Comics for Change, Cheryl Johnson »

March 6th, 2014: Activist and Riverkeeper member, Cheryl Johnson, is featured in a comic book about the LNG fight.

Volunteers Collect Over 5,500 Pounds of Trash From the Columbia »

January 28th, 2014: Riverkeeper volunteerscollected over 5,500 pounds of trash from the banks of the Columbia River in 2013! Click here to check out a video, produced by Waterkeeper Alliance, thanking TEVA and all the volunteers around the world who participated in river clean-ups in 2013. The video features Riverkeeper volunteers at our Pierce Island clean-up and our Earth Day River clean-up at Squally Point in The Dalles, Oregon.

Music Video Calls Attention to Threat of Coal Export Proposals »

January 22nd, 2014: Friends of the Columbia Gorge, in coordination with partner organizations in the Power Past Coal coalition and with the volunteer participation of Portland-based Johnny Cash tribute band Counterfeit Cash, release an online music video called “Coal Train Blues.”

Riverkeeper challenges oil train lease »

January 10th, 2014: Riverkeeper and our partners head to the Clark County Superior Court this week to argue that the Port of Vancouver failed to acknowledge the dangers of the proposed oil terminal project, and side-stepped Washington’s public meeting laws by making key decisions in closed, secret meetings.

Big Win for Clean Water »

December 18th, 2013: Clark County agrees to improve salmon habitat and reduce dirty stormwater pollution as part of a binding settlement agreement with neighborhood and conservation groups.

Support Riverkeeper’s Appeal to Protect Farms and Prevent Reckless Development »

November 25th, 2013: Protect farmers and wildlife and stop reckless development along the Columbia River. Please support our Port Westward Fund today, which is committed to preserving farmland and stopping dangerous oil and coal trains from disrupting Columbia County.

More than 200,000 Public Comments on Longview Coal Export Terminal »

November 20th, 2013: A Washington state record was set by tens of thousands of Northwesterners concerned about coal export. Ambre Energy's proposed Millennium coal export terminal in Longview, Washington drew over 165,000 public comments during the 90-day scoping period.

Gov. Kitzhaber: oppose coal export NOW! »

November 20th, 2013: Coal export is threatening our region's health, climate and livability, and Gov Kitzhaber has the authority to oppose Ambre Energy's Morrow Pacific coal export project. Let him know today that you oppose coal export!

Riverkeeper and Allies Team Up to Tell DEQ to Reject Oregon LNG Air and Water Permits »

November 19th, 2013: On Tuesday, November 12th, over 80 people from Astoria, Warrenton, Forest Grove, Yamhill, and Washington state urged Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to use its authority to reject the Oregon LNG project.