Crag Welcomes New Land Use Fellow Scott Hilgenberg

Crag is excited to welcome Scott Hilgenberg to our legal team.  As our new Land Use Fellow, Scott will help community groups better understand and engage in Oregon’s Statewide Land Use and Planning Goals and the overall land use system.  Scott will be working in...
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Coalition Challenges Water Rights for Proposed Mega Dairy

On March 30, Crag filed a protest to water rights for a proposed 30,000-head mega dairy near the Columbia River on behalf of a coalition of water protection, public health, and animal welfare organizations. The facility would be one of the nation’s largest dairy...
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SOLD OUT! Women Working for the Wild – Portland EcoFilm Fest

On Sunday, March 19th, Crag partnered with the Portland EcoFilm Festival and the Mazamas to present a SOLD OUT program: Women Working for the Wild!  The evening focused on films about women working to protect wild places and featured the premiere of Maiden of the...
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Defending Portland’s Fossil Fuel Ordinance

Crag Represents Coalition of Public Health, Environmental, & Sustainable Economy Groups in Opposing Industry Lawsuit Challenging Portland's Fossil Fuel Terminals Ordinance. Today Crag filed a motion to intervene in an industry-backed lawsuit challenging Portland’s...
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Klamath Advocates Go To Court Over Wildlife Management

On January 17, 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...
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Feds Deny Jordan Cove LNG Terminal and Pacific Connector Pipeline

In December 2016, 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...
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Oregon Youth Ask Appellate Court to Protect Our Climate

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...
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craglogo_369uCRAG LAW CENTER – WHO WE ARE

           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.

NEWS

Crag Welcomes New Land Use Fellow Scott Hilgenberg

Crag Welcomes New Land Use Fellow Scott Hilgenberg

Crag is excited to welcome Scott Hilgenberg to our legal team.  As our new Land Use Fellow, Scott will help community groups better understand and engage in Oregon’s Statewide Land Use and Planning Goals and the overall land use system.  Scott will be working in...

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THE WAY WE WORK

The Way We Work – Vivian Satterfield

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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NEWS

Coalition Challenges Water Rights for Proposed Mega Dairy

Coalition Challenges Water Rights for Proposed Mega Dairy

On March 30, Crag filed a protest to water rights for a proposed 30,000-head mega dairy near the Columbia River on behalf of a coalition of water protection, public health, and animal welfare organizations. The facility would be one of the nation’s largest dairy...

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THE WILD

Klamath Advocates Go To Court Over Wildlife Management

Klamath Advocates Go To Court Over Wildlife Management

On January 17, 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...

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CLIMATE

Oregon Youth Ask Appellate Court to Protect Our Climate

Oregon Youth Ask Appellate Court to Protect Our Climate

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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