Climate Victories

               Fighting Fossil Fuels, Climate Justice, and Water Conservation.

Kinder Morgan Gives Up on Coal Export Project

Kinder Morgan Gives Up on Coal Export Project

In 2013, Kinder Morgan decided to walk away from plans for a massive coal export terminal at Port Westward on the Columbia River near Clatskanie, Oregon. Their decision came after Crag and a coalition of groups worked hard to keep coal exports out of the Gorge.

Crag Fights with Inupiat Communities for the Second Time

Crag Fights with Inupiat Communities for the Second Time

In January of 2011, the Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) in Washington D.C. rejected two air permits issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to Shell Oil for proposed offshore drilling projects in the Arctic for the second time.

Bradwood Landing LNG Denied

Bradwood Landing LNG Denied

In November 2010, Crag scored a victory against the Bradwood Landing facility on the Columbia River. The Oregon Court of Appeals ruled that Clatsop County had minimized the impacts of the facility, so the land use approvals for the LNG were remanded.

Crag Fights Ocean Acidification

Crag Fights Ocean Acidification

In March 2010, Crag compelled the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to issue national policy concerning ocean acidification and to issue a guidance on how it intends to regulate the problem through the Clean Water Act.

Crag Helps Iñupiat Communities Stop Offshore Drilling

Crag Helps Iñupiat Communities Stop Offshore Drilling

In 2008, Crag won a landmark victory for the indigenous Iñupiat communities of the North Slope and the Arctic environment. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Royal Dutch Shell’s offshore exploration plan in the Beaufort Sea because of potential impacts to Iñupiat subsistence traditions.