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Rogue Riverkeeper Acts to Protect Salmon Stronghold
Rogue Riverkeeper files suit under the Clean Water Act to challenge illegal gold mining.
Rogue Riverkeeper raft stolen
Boating equipment used by a local non-profit organization committed to protecting and restoring water quality in the Rogue Basin was stolen from a storage location in south Ashland.
Lesley Adams
Forrest English
Bacteria pollution in Little Butte Creek is getting worse
Data from a 2011 Rogue Riverkeeper study released today show that fecal bacteria levels in Little Butte Creek are not improving; they are in fact getting worse
Senator Alan Bates
Gordon Feighner
Francis Eatherington
Proposed Pacific Connector Pipeline Files for Export with FERC
Concerns mount over increased domestic gas prices and impacts to private lands and clean water
Rogue Riverkeeper unveils film as Clean Water Act turns 40
Marking the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, Rogue Riverkeeper released a new film today that focuses on the impacts of exporting U.S. natural gas through southern Oregon.
Safeguards for Water Quality and Salmon Approved by Key Senate Committee
SBs 401 and 838 would curb destructive suction dredge mining in Oregon’s iconic waterways
Bill to Protect Salmon Habitat Awaiting Governor’s Signature
The bill takes steps to protect salmon habitat throughout Oregon through reasonable reductions in levels of suction dredge gold mining
Wild and Scenic Chetco River Temporarily Protected From Mining: Groups Call for Permanent Protection
Today, the Interior Department announced its approval of a mineral withdrawal for 17 miles of a world-class salmon and steelhead river in southwest Oregon
Evans Creek Water Quality Improving
Creek shows reduced levels of fecal bacteria compared to prior monitoring
Governor Signs Bill to Protect Salmon Habitat
Bill to Reduce Impacts of Suction Dredge Gold Mining on Oregon Rivers
Following DOE Approval, LNG Opponents Call on Oregon’s Governor to Protect the State’s Rivers and Ratepayers
DOE approval carries little meaning without more detailed environmental reviews
Oregonians Rally Along the Rogue River and Statewide Opposing Gas Export
Shady Cove, Coos Bay and Warrenton Rally Around Safety, Salmon, Property Rights and Climate
Where Is It Safe to Swim?
Through the Rogue Riverkeeper water quality monitoring program, water quality tests at a number of popular swimming and boating sites in our region will be used to update free website and smartphone apps to inform the public.
emigrant reservoir sampling
Community To Rally Against Proposed Southern Oregon Pipeline
Federal public hearing in Medford expected to be packed with locals concerned about rivers, climate, property rights, energy prices, and public safety
Where Can You Find Clean Water This Summer?
Rogue Riverkeeper Starts Water Testing of Local Rivers and Reservoirs to Inform the Public
Many Swimming Holes Full of Clean Water This Summer, Even in Drought
Rogue Riverkeeper Water Quality Testing Throughout Summer Shows Largely Positive Results
FERC Rubberstamps Jordan Cove LNG Export Project
Governor Brown and Oregon agencies hold the final decision
Conservation, Fishing Groups Move to Join Lawsuit to Protect Oregon From Gold Mining Impacts
Groups Defend Restrictions on Mining Practices Harmful to Salmon, Waterways, Wildlife
Federal Court Upholds Oregon’s Right to Protect Water Quality and Fish Habitat
Court Finds That Restrictions on Mining Methods Are Clearly Within the State’s Authority
Oregon Senate Passes Suction Dredge Reform Bill
Senate moves to protect Oregon's rivers and fish from in stream mining.
Oregon House of Representatives Passes Suction Dredge Reform Bill
Oregon House passes suction dredge reform bill to protect Oregon's rivers and fish.
Governor Brown Signs Suction Dredge Reform Bill to Protect Oregon Rivers
After years of hard work, compromise, and dedication Rogue Riverkeeper and others celebrate as Oregon's Governor Brown signs bill to protect Oregon's rivers and fish from suction dredge mining.
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