Crag is a client-focused law center that supports community efforts to protect and sustain the Pacific Northwest’s natural legacy. Implementing a unique model of legal aid for the environment, Crag balances the scales of justice by offering our clients free or low cost legal services in combination with assistance on campaign strategies, communications, community organizing and media relations.
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Thanks to Crag and our clients, another Pacific Northwest fossil fuel project bites the dust! In a settlement agreement announced on December 30, 2019, the owners of the Anacortes Oil Refinery agreed to withdraw plans to produce and export mixed xylenes—a petrochemical product used to make plastics.
On Monday, on behalf of Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition and Surfrider Foundation, Crag staff attorney Meriel Darzen filed an appeal of the most recent approval of the Jordan Cove LNG terminal in Coos Bay. The proposed Jordan LNG pipeline and export facility...
Crag represents coalition in challenge to 300-mile transmission line through sage-grouse habitat, old growth forest, and across historic Oregon Trail.
On December 18, 2019 Portland City Council voted unanimously to re-adopt an ordinance that sharply restricts large new oil train terminals and other fossil fuel projects in the City of Portland. Portland first approved the Fossil Fuel Zoning Code Ordinance in late...
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Sign up for winter workshops and learn new skills while supporting Crag! Learn to make paneer cheese and turn it into vegetarian chorizo. Ferment vegetables. Needle felt mini wolves!
Join us Thursday 11/21 for a reception and art opening for painter Carl Annala, who painted the mural on the east side of Crag’s building. A collection of Carl’s paintings will be on display at Crag through the end of January, and a portion of proceeds from sales of his paintings will be donated to Crag.