Statement of American Rivers on the Passing of Philanthropist Paul Allen

October 15, 2018

Contact: Amy Kober, 503-708-1145

“Philanthropist, investor and entrepreneur Paul Allen had a global impact on environmental conservation and sustainability. American Rivers is grateful for his personal commitment to river restoration and dam removal in the Pacific Northwest. His generosity will continue to drive salmon and orca recovery efforts and his influence will be felt for generations to come.”

– Bob Irvin, President and CEO, American Rivers