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.
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...read more
Sunday, March 19th at 7:30 pm, Hollywood Theater Crag is excited to partner with the Portland EcoFilm Festival and the Mazamas to present an evening of films about women working to protect wild places! The program is approximately 90 minutes and includes a post-film...read more
Crag Represents Coalition of Public Health, Environmental, & Sustainable Economy Groups in Opposing Industry Lawsuit Challenging Ban on Fossil Fuel Terminals. Today Crag filed a motion to intervene in an industry-backed lawsuit challenging Portland’s historic...read more
This week, Crag filed suit on behalf of three conservation groups, Audubon Society of Portland, Oregon Wild and WaterWatch of Oregon, in federal court against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failure to follow federal law in the creation of the Comprehensive...read more
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...read more
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. As part of this worldwide movement, Crag has been representing two young women here in Oregon...read more
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The Crag Law Center is a non-profit law firm that provides high quality professional legal services to citizens throughout Oregon and Washington. We provide these services for free or for as close to free as possible. We are striving to expand our services to meet the demands for our high-quality legal services in the Pacific Northwest, and we need your support to do so!