Crag is Hiring Land Use Fellow

LAND USE FELLOW POSITION Crag Law Center is seeking a motivated team player for a two-year position as a Land Use Fellow starting in spring or summer 2017. The position is designed for a recent graduate or newer attorney with 0 to 3 years of litigation experience....
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Feds Deny Jordan Cove LNG Terminal and Pacific Connector Pipeline

Late Friday, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) denied a request from Canadian oil and gas companies for rehearing of the case surrounding the proposed Jordan Cove Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal and Pacific Connector Pipeline, finalizing the commission's...
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Oregon Youth Ask Appellate Court to Protect Our Climate

On December 9, 2016, Oregon youth presented their climate case to the Oregon Court of Appeals. Back in May 2011, youth from around the world filed lawsuits seeking remedies against state and federal governments for failing to take action to combat the climate crisis. ...
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The Way We Work – Vivian Satterfield

Crag Law Center and OPAL Environmental Justice have worked together on transit rights and with disadvantaged communities. Crag and OPAL have attempted to give these communities a voice through legal aid. We sat down with Vivian Satterfield, Deputy Director, to learn...
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Where Are They Now? Kelsey Skaggs

Kelsey Skaggs interned at Crag as a summer associate in 2014 after her first year of law school. Before attending law school at Harvard law, Kelsey studied international relations at the University of California, Davis. She grew up in Juneau, Alaska, which later had...
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First Hearing to Defeat Timber Industry’s $1.4 Billion State Forests Lawsuit

On Monday July 11, Linn County vs. the State of Oregon had its first hearing in court. Linn County is suing the state for not maximizing past and future revenue from forestlands. Linn County is looking for more logging of timber in the forests, and $1.4 billion in...
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Water Protection Measure Passes, The Fight Against Nestlé Continues

Measure 14-55 was put to a vote on May 17 in order to protect the water in Hood River County from large scale bottling corporations. The ballot initiative passed with 68% of residents voting “yes.” The battle against Nestlé’s proposal to bottle the water in Oxbow...
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           The Crag Law Center provides free and low cost legal aid to local citizens, conservation groups and Native American tribes throughout Oregon, Washington and Alaska.  We work in the state and federal courts to protect wild places, our climate and livable communities.  By providing legal aid for the environment we seek to ensure prosperity for our families and our future.

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Where Are They Now?  Eric Swanson

Where Are They Now? Eric Swanson

While visiting Portland from the San Francisco Bay Area with his girlfriend in 2015, Eric Swanson had a chance to sit down for coffee and catch up with his former mentor, Ralph Bloemers. Eric Swanson first got interested in environmental law after studying...

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Hood River Film Night: Women Working for the Wild

Hood River Film Night: Women Working for the Wild

When: January 21, 7pm Where: Columbia Center for the Arts - Hood River, OR Tickets: $5 at the door Join Crag Law Center and the Hood River Valley Residents Committee for a special night of film celebrating Women Working for the Wild, featuring the premier of the film...

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Crag is Hiring Land Use Fellow

Crag is Hiring Land Use Fellow

LAND USE FELLOW POSITION Crag Law Center is seeking a motivated team player for a two-year position as a Land Use Fellow starting in spring or summer 2017. The position is designed for a recent graduate or newer attorney with 0 to 3 years of litigation experience....

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THE WILD

Letter from the Tongass

Letter from the Tongass

In 1879 on his first trip to Southeast Alaska in what is now the Tongass National Forest, naturalist and wilderness lover John Muir was overcome by the dramatic landscape. He first witnessed the region from aboard a passenger ship, sailing through the island...

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Oregon Youth Ask Appellate Court to Protect Our Climate

Oregon Youth Ask Appellate Court to Protect Our Climate

On December 9, 2016, Oregon youth presented their climate case to the Oregon Court of Appeals. Back in May 2011, youth from around the world filed lawsuits seeking remedies against state and federal governments for failing to take action to combat the climate crisis. ...

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