Broad Coalition of Environmental Nonprofits Urge Elected Officials to Oppose the Goldendale Pumped Storage Development
A coalition of fifteen environmental organizations called on Washington and Oregon elected officials to oppose the Goldendale Energy Storage Hydroelectric...
A Win for the Marañón River? Enel asks Peruvian Government to terminate dam contract
Future of Critical Amazon River Tributary Still in Danger A global energy company with a concession to build a dam on the Marañón River, a major tributary...
A win for the Marañón? Energy company moves to terminate dam contract, but what will the Peruvian government do?
One of the companies with a concession to build a mega dam on the Marañón River, the main hydrological source of the Amazon, has formally asked the Peruvian...
Newly Released Video Shows Tranquil Villages That Would be Flooded if Marañón Dams are Built
Marañón Waterkeeper and Waterkeeper Alliance released a video that takes viewers to tranquil villages on the floor of Peru’s remote Marañón Canyon,...
Conservation Groups Challenge Trump Administration’s Attack on the Power of States and Local Residents to Protect Clean Water
Conservation groups today challenged in federal court a Trump administration rollback of clean water protections that sharply curtails the ability of...
New legal analysis: Dams that threaten the source of the Amazon can’t legally be built
The environmental impact assessments for two dams planned on Marañón River, the main tributary to the Amazon, have expired, meaning the dams can no longer...
The people who will save the planet: Waterkeeper Warriors featured on Visionaries
- By: Tom Quinn
On the first Earth Day fifty years ago today, April 22, 1970, Pete Seeger sailed the-one-year-old sloop Clearwater to Washington, D.C., with messages of...
Lawsuit Launched Challenging Feds’ Failure to Fully Assess Harms of Lake Okeechobee Toxic Releases to Protected Sea Turtles, Sawfish
Conservation groups filed a notice today of their intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to acknowledge the harms that toxic releases from...
5 clean water wins in the New York State Budget
- By: Hudson Riverkeeper
Originally published by Riverkeeper. Reposted with permission. By Jeremy Cherson, Legislative Advocacy Manager for Riverkeeper There is good news for clean...
The Chehalis at a Crossroads: Plans for a Flood Control Dam Threaten the Headwaters
- By: Twin Harbors Waterkeeper
Story and photos by Lee First with Twin Harbors Waterkeeper The era of dam building is over. In the past 30 years, 1275 dams have been torn down, according...
“The Law of the River”
- By: Guest Contributor
By Rica Fulton with Upper Green River Network, a Colorado Riverkeeper Affiliate, republished with permission from Holiday River Expeditions. The second...
Conservationists Intervene in Ludicrous Effort to Dam the Little Colorado River Half a Mile from the Grand Canyon
Today a coalition of conservation organizations sought intervention and opposed preliminary permits for a series of new dams and reservoirs on the Little...
Yuba River Waterkeeper Fights for Clean Water Act Protections
- By: Guest Contributor
By Ashley Overhouse, River Policy Manager at South Yuba River Citizens League In February, Nevada Irrigation District used a recent federal court ruling...
Dam Removal in South Carolina: Watch Congaree Creek Flow Free
- By: Julia Widmann
Kayakers, canoers, fish and mollusks can now navigate Congaree Creek with ease thanks to the combined efforts of Congaree Riverkeeper, American Rivers,...
Groups Protest at Annual Dam Industry Conference in Ottawa
- By: Grand Riverkeeper Labrador
By Roberta Benefiel, Grand Riverkeeper Labrador Indigenous groups and allies denounce cultural genocide and environmental destruction globally and at...
Saving Salmon: Swedish Baltic Rivers Waterkeeper
- By: Swedish Baltic Rivers Waterkeeper
By Thomas Johansson, Swedish Baltic Rivers Waterkeeper and executive director of the Baltic Salmon Fund The Baltic Sea coast of Sweden is fed by rivers...
20 Years of Clean Water Wins
- By: Marc Yaggi
Today, on World Water Day, I can’t help but reflect on the billions of people around the world without access to clean and safe water. But there’s...
From Lake Coeur d’Alene to the Columbia: A Journey Down the Spokane River
- By: Spokane Riverkeeper
By Lee First, Spokane Riverkeeper outreach specialist. Reposted with permission from Adventures NW. Rivers teach us, and I wanted the Spokane River to...