Columbia Riverkeeper is the lead organization assisting the community fight this refinery. Our Organizer from Columbia Riverkeeper on this campaign is Conservation Director Dan Serres (503-890-2441). Together with our local citizen partners Lower Columbia Stewardship Community (LCSC) we say NO to methanol, YES to 100% renewable energies and a sustainable future NOW.

Top Websites for Anti-Methanol Information

Columbia Riverkeeper's "Methanol Resources" page includes printable fact sheets, info on hearings and comment periods, updates on legal challenges, and links to news articles.

Power Past Fracked Gas is a coalition of PNW groups that oppose fracked gas and support clean energy. Site updated regularly with new videos, docs, events.

Excellent series by Sightline Institute "Fracked Fuel & Petrochemical Projects in the Pacific Northwest" with extensive details about methanol, hydraulic fracturing, and more.

Rad Reads, Great Graphics

Earth Justice's "What You Need to Know about the World's Largest Fracked Gas-to-Methanol Refinery" (5/2018).

Sightline Institute's "Three Reasons Why Kalama Methanol Project Would Be a Climate Disaster" (4/2018)

Stockholm Environment Institute's report "Towards a Climate Test for Industry: Assessing a Gas-based Methanol Plant" (2/2018) on GHG emissions from Kalama methanol refinery finds if built it would become Washington's top contributor to climate pollution by 2025.

Columbia Riverkeeper's white paper “Methanol Refining and Export on the Columbia: What You Need to Know"
(or the one page version)

Sightline Institute's "Kalama's Methanol Refinery by-the-Numbers" article is a well-sourced detailed read by policy expert Eric de Place.

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Vital Videos, Awesome Audios

Brief statement from the citizen activists in Kalama, Washington.
Speaker: Diane Dick. Videographer: Sally Keely. (2018-08-19)

Video from Columbia Riverkeeper "Act Now: Protect the
Columbia from the World's Largest Methanol Refinery"

OPB's Think Out Loud: Debate between CRK and NWIW (2018-12-12)

Listen to Barbara Bernstein’s KBOO radio program Locus Focus:

Why Natural Gas is Neither Natural nor Green (2019-03-11)
Kalama Methanol and the Chinese Connection (2019-02-04)
Testimonies at 12/13 Hearing in Longview on DSEIS (2018-12-24)
World's Largest Methanol Refinery Update (2018-12-03)
Kalama Methanol Refinery on the Public Dole (2018-10-15)
Sandra Steingraber on Fracking (2018-07-16)
Attack of Fracked Gas in the Northwest (2018-02-12)

Disclaimer: We do our best to assure all statements here are factual and sourced. We claim no responsibility for typos, errors, or misstatements.


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