CLIMATE NEWS

LUBA delivers another blow to Jordan Cove LNG

LUBA delivers another blow to Jordan Cove LNG

Land Use Board of Appeals Delivers Another Blow to Jordan Cove LNG2020Local land use permits overturned for LNG export terminal in Oregon On December 22, 2020, the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) overturned Coos County’s permits for the construction of Jordan...

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...

COMMUNITIES NEWS

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...

Glamping Proposal Along the White Salmon River Stalled

Glamping Proposal Along the White Salmon River Stalled

Glamping Proposal Along the White Salmon River Stalled 2020In October 2020, Crag and other conservation groups successfully petitioned for Klickitat County to reconsider Under Canvas’s permit application to build a glamping resort along the Wild & Scenic White...

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...

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...