CLIMATE NEWS

Defending Portland’s Fossil Fuel Ordinance

Defending Portland’s Fossil Fuel Ordinance

Crag Represents Coalition of Public Health, Environmental, & Sustainable Economy Groups in Opposing Industry Lawsuit Challenging Portland's Fossil Fuel Terminals Ordinance. Today Crag filed a motion to intervene in an industry-backed lawsuit challenging Portland’s...

Klamath Advocates Go To Court Over Wildlife Management

Klamath Advocates Go To Court Over Wildlife Management

On January 17, Crag filed suit on behalf of three conservation groups, Audubon Society of Portland, Oregon Wild and WaterWatch of Oregon, in federal court against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failure to follow federal law in the creation of the Comprehensive...

COMMUNITIES NEWS

Crag Secures Injunction Against Illegal Asphalt Plant

Crag Secures Injunction Against Illegal Asphalt Plant

After nearly four years of representing Rogue Advocates and local Rogue Valley residents in a fight against an illegal asphalt operation, Crag has secured an order from a federal judge requiring the asphalt plant to cease operations at a residential property in...

Rogue Valley Victory Upheld!

Rogue Valley Victory Upheld!

Yesterday the Land Use Board of Appeals upheld a recent victory that Crag secured on behalf of Rogue Advocates, upholding a Jackson County Hearings Officer's decision that denies land use approval for an asphalt batch plant operation that has been illegally operating...

Crag Files Clean Air Act Lawsuit Against Illegal Asphalt Plant

Crag Files Clean Air Act Lawsuit Against Illegal Asphalt Plant

Earlier today, Crag filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of Rogue Advocates against the Mountain View Paving asphalt batch plant to enforce the company’s Clean Air Act permit for the protection of the surrounding community. The lawsuit comes in the wake of last week's...

THE WILD NEWS

Crag Helps Secure Rogue Basin Dam Removal for Improved Fish Passage

Crag Helps Secure Rogue Basin Dam Removal for Improved Fish Passage

Last Friday, a Jackson County Hearings Officer denied an appeal of a floodplain permit for the removal of Fielder Dam in Evans Creek, a tributary to the Rogue River. Crag Law Center represented the permit applicant, Geos Institute, in defending the permit application...

Big Win for the White Salmon River!

Big Win for the White Salmon River!

County repeals controversial zoning ordinance that threatened the lands and waters around the Wild & Scenic White Salmon River.  By Ralph Bloemers, Staff Attorney For over three years, river advocates have been celebrating the removal of Condit Dam from the White...

Alaska Confirms 60% Decline in Rare Wolf Population

Alaska Confirms 60% Decline in Rare Wolf Population

A June 16, 2015 Memorandum issued by the State of Alaska Department of Fish and Game reported a 60% decline in the population of the Alexander Archipelago wolf in the Prince of Wales Island area between 2013 and 2014. The wolf species, endemic to the coastal...

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