Community Victories

               Land use, Environmental Justice, and Environmental Health.

Unfair Settlement Over Toxic Waste Dump Stopped at Alkali Lake

Unfair Settlement Over Toxic Waste Dump Stopped at Alkali Lake

In 2012, Crag represented local residents in the high desert of Oregon to object to a settlement between the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and Bayer Cropscience, the company that made and profited from the sale of the toxic chemical Agent Orange.

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.

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.