CLIMATE NEWS

Crag Joins City of  Portland to Defend Denial of Zenith

Crag Joins City of Portland to Defend Denial of Zenith

Willamette and Columbia Riverkeepers Intervene at LUBA to Reinforce Portland’s Denial of Zenith’s Oil-by-Rail Facility On behalf of our clients Willamette Riverkeeper and Columbia Riverkeeper, Crag filed a Motion to Intervene in support of the City of Portland's...

Dredging Permits Denied for Jordan Cove Fracked Gas Terminal

Dredging Permits Denied for Jordan Cove Fracked Gas Terminal

Dredging Permits Denied for Jordan Cove LNG Terminal2021Oregon Court Strikes Down Two Additional Permits for Jordan Cove LNG  The Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals reverses two local dredging permits for the fledgling Jordan Cove LNG project citing impacts to the Coos...

Victory Over Fracked Gas Power Plant

Victory Over Fracked Gas Power Plant

Victory Over Fracked Gas Power Plant2021With the cancellation of the Perennial Wind Chaser power plant, scenes like this from the natural gas-fired Chehalis Generation Facility in Washington won’t be coming to Hermiston any time soon. Photo by Steven Baltakatei...

COMMUNITIES NEWS

Legal Fight Continues to Protect Farmland & Wetlands

Legal Fight Continues to Protect Farmland & Wetlands

Crag challenges Columbia County’s third attempt to rezone hundreds of acres to Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals On behalf of Columbia Riverkeeper and 1000 Friends of Oregon, Crag filed a legal challenge to Columbia County’s controversial decision to rezone over 830...

Victory for Roosevelt Elk – Chiloquin, Oregon

Victory for Roosevelt Elk – Chiloquin, Oregon

Victory for Forests & Elk - Chiloquin, Oregon 2020Roosevelt Elk - Photo by Stephen Baker, BLM Oregon On December 10, 2020, the Land Use Board of Appeals ruled in favor of our community clients, finding that Klamath County failed to justify its decision to approve...

THE WILD NEWS

Victory! Court Halts Roadside Post-fire Logging Project

Victory! Court Halts Roadside Post-fire Logging Project

Victory! Court Halts Roadside Post-fire Logging Project2021The injunction prevents more of this - logging of large and old trees that are critical for the recovering post-fire ecosystem.Judge Halts Willamette National Forest Roadside Logging Project Finds Agency...

Fragile post-fire forests saved in Rogue-Siskiyou Forest

Fragile post-fire forests saved in Rogue-Siskiyou Forest

Victory in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest2021Photos by Luke RuedigerLawsuit stops commercial logging in fragile post-fire areas In October 2021, a lawsuit Crag filed on behalf of Klamath Forest Alliance effectively stopped commercial logging in fragile...

Crag files lawsuit to stop illegal logging after fires

Crag files lawsuit to stop illegal logging after fires

Remote road proposed for logging. Photo by Ralph Bloemers.Forest Service’s aggressive post-fire logging project is wrong approach for recovering  forests. On August 18, Crag filed a new lawsuit alleging that the Willamette National Forest violated a series of...

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