Taking Direction from the Next Generation

Taking Direction from the Next Generation

Last week Crag filed groundbreaking climate litigation on behalf of Oregon youth and their families against the State of Oregon and Governor Kitzhaber.  The lawsuit filed in Oregon was part of a hatch of litigation filed around the country and the world.  The hatch...
Clearing the Air on Clearcutting Our State Forestlands

Clearing the Air on Clearcutting Our State Forestlands

In an April 9 editorial, the Oregonian strongly criticizes two recent bills that would gut protections for Oregon’s state forestlands.  These misguided proposals come at a critical time for our state forests, and the editorial shined a light on a long-standing dispute...
Oregon Chromite Mining In the News

Oregon Chromite Mining In the News

Yesterday, OPB’s Cassandra Profita posted an article on the proposed chromite mine near Coos Bay, Oregon to her environmental blog, Ecotrope.  In the Mining Weekly.com article, representatives from the mining company, Oregon Resources Corporation, stated they...
Citizen Power: A Truly Renewable Energy Source

Citizen Power: A Truly Renewable Energy Source

What sets Crag apart from most other environmental law centers is that a big part of our work involves community outreach and organizing.  This winter and spring, I was excited to be able to connect many of our clients and supporters with Beverly May, a friend of mine...
Bioenergy from Burning Wood?

Bioenergy from Burning Wood?

The other day, I read a thought provoking opinion piece on Biomass Energy written by Franz Matzner, Jeanne Roy and Lisa Arkin in the Oregonian.  I encourage all of you to check it out. The gist of the piece is that while burning wood for energy sounds like a good idea...
Reserving Oregon’s Marine Environment for What?

Reserving Oregon’s Marine Environment for What?

Today I picked up the Oregonian and breezed through the international and national news.  In the opinion section I found a piece by two scientists who are working on the Oregon Coast and trying to help us wade through the choices and consequences stemming from...

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