Act now! Comment period is open

The world’s largest fracked gas-to-methanol refinery threatens the Columbia River and the community of Kalama, Washington. The facility would lock the Pacific Northwest into decades of using dirty fracked gas at a time when we need to transition to clean energy. The good news: you can protect our climate and the Columbia.

A critical public comment period is open now on the supplemental environmental review of the Kalama fracked gas-to-methanol refinery. Click here to comment

Dec 2: Comment writing workshop in Kalama

What: Informational meeting on how make effective written and oral public comments on the new environmental review for the Kalama methanol refinery. Snacks and drinks provided!
Bonus: Folly of Frack will perform at the meeting! Folly of Frack is a play about the fracked gas-extraction, myths from the fossil fuel industry, and realities of proposed fracked gas projects that threaten the Pacific Northwest.

When: Sunday, December 2, 2018, 1-2:30 p.m.

Where: Kalama Community Building (213 Elm Street, Kalama, WA)

Why: Northwest Innovation Works’ latest environmental review grossly underestimates the climate risks of building the world’s largest fracked gas-to-methanol refinery. With your help, we can set the record straight and protect Kalama and the Columbia River.

Dec 13: public hearing on methanol

  • WHAT: Public hearing on the draft supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) for the fracked gas-to-methanol refinery in Kalama, Washington.
  • WHEN: Thursday, December 13, hearing at 6 p.m. (Rally at 5 p.m. Wear red.)
  • WHERE: Cowlitz County Event Center, 1900 7th Avenue Longview, WA.

**attend organizing meetings in Kalama on the first Wednesday of each month at 6pm at 214 N. 1st St. See you there!**

Methanol = fracked gas

Natural gas, the ingredient used to make methanol, is a clever name for methane, a potent greenhouse gas that is extracted using hydraulic fracturing (fracking), a process famous for polluting water and air. Read about “natural” gas impacts here. 

Learn about the Kalama methanol refinery!

More websites to learn about methanol

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