CLIMATE NEWS

New Setback for Jordan Cove LNG Export Terminal

New Setback for Jordan Cove LNG Export Terminal

New Setback for Jordan Cove LNG Export Terminal2020Aeriel view of Jordan Cove from the north. Photos courtesy of Alex Derr.On July 17, 2020, the Land Use Board of Appeals overturned the City of North Bend's land use permit that would have allowed the controversial...

Climate Justice Cannot Wait

Climate Justice Cannot Wait

Crag Files Brief Requesting Full Review of Youth Climate Case On March 12, 2020 Crag filed another amicus brief in support of the youth plaintiffs in Juliana v. U.S. on behalf of the League of Women Voters of (Oregon and National Chapters), the National Children’s...

Petrochemical Project Cancelled!

Petrochemical Project Cancelled!

Deal Prevents Climate Pollution, Protects Southern Resident Orcas 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...

COMMUNITIES NEWS

Challenging a Controversial Sewage Treatment Plant in Chiloquin, OR

Challenging a Controversial Sewage Treatment Plant in Chiloquin, OR

Chiloquin, Oregon, a small town of less than a thousand people, is nestled in between the Fremont-Winema National Forest and the globally renowned Crater Lake National Park. The rural town of Chiloquin is surrounded by flourishing federally protected forest land...

Oregon Passes Breakthrough Forest Bill

Oregon Passes Breakthrough Forest Bill

On Friday, June 26th, the Oregon Legislature passed new forestry reforms and directed the state to set up a mediation process for comprehensive protections for salmon streams on non-federal forests. In an overwhelming bipartisan vote, both chambers of the Oregon...

The Fight Continues: FERC Approves Jordan Cove LNG

The Fight Continues: FERC Approves Jordan Cove LNG

Despite Oregon Permit Denials and Current Public Health Crisis, Federal Agency Approves Jordan Cove LNG In the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic and national health emergency, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) conditionally approved the Jordan...

THE WILD NEWS

Klamath National Forest Drops Illegal Old-Growth Timber Sale

Klamath National Forest Drops Illegal Old-Growth Timber Sale

Klamath National Forest Drops Illegal Old-Growth Timber Sale2020Facing litigation that Crag filed on behalf of three conservation groups, the Forest Service withdrew its controversial and illegal approval of a timber sale threatening old-growth forests and cold water...

Long Effort to protect Cooper Spur Hangs in the Balance

Long Effort to protect Cooper Spur Hangs in the Balance

For nearly two decades, Crag has supported Hood River Valley community members in protecting the north side of Mt. Hood at Cooper Spur and protecting the upper valley’s water supplies and agricultural communities.  Background In 2001, through a land trade with Hood...

Crag Files Lawsuit to Protect Old Growth and Threatened Wildlife

Crag Files Lawsuit to Protect Old Growth and Threatened Wildlife

Crag Files Lawsuit to Protect Old Growth and Endangered Wildlife by Meriel Darzen | Apr 30, 2020 | Public Lands News, Wildlife News |Even as the country is hunkered down, weathering a massive crisis, the Trump administration is allowing destructive activities to...