CLIMATE NEWS

Army Corps Rebuked over Secrecy on Coal Export

Army Corps Rebuked over Secrecy on Coal Export

Today, a federal judge in Portland, Oregon sharply rebuked the Army Corps of Engineers for its secrecy over a coal export proposal at the Port of Morrow on the Columbia River.  Despite overwhelming public concern about the impacts of the project on the Columbia River...

Oregon Teens to Get Their Day in Court in Global Warming Case

Oregon Teens to Get Their Day in Court in Global Warming Case

For the last two years, the Crag Law Center has represented two courageous kids from Eugene, Oregon - Olivia Chernaik and Kelsey Juliana - who are both concerned that the State of Oregon is failing to take action to prevent catastrophic global warming.  These two...

COMMUNITIES NEWS

Is LNG Right for Oregon?

Is LNG Right for Oregon?

After an explosion at a natural gas processing facility on the Columbia River this week, the question everyone has been asking seems ever more pressing: is LNG right for Oregon?  A blast at a Plymouth, Washington facility caused injury to five workers and evacuation...

THE WILD NEWS

Crag Case Protects Tongass National Forest

Crag Case Protects Tongass National Forest

The U.S. District Court in Anchorage issued a decision Friday on the Islands Wolf lawsuit centered in Southeast Alaska. The decision has now, for the second time, stopped four Tongass National Forest logging projects. Crag has represented Greenpeace and Cascadia...

Tillmook County’s Sand Lake becomes State Natural Area

Tillmook County’s Sand Lake becomes State Natural Area

The Sand Lake Estuary is situated just north of Tierra Del Mar in Tillamook County on the Oregon Coast. The 900-acre Sand Lake is a gorgeous, mysterious, wild-salmon laden and relatively undeveloped natural area. Now, this beautiful and wild landscape will become part...

Crag Challenges Old-Growth Logging in Alaskan Rainforest

Crag Challenges Old-Growth Logging in Alaskan Rainforest

Today, the Crag Law Center filed a new lawsuit to stop a Forest Service project that would log more than 6,000 acres of irreplaceable old-growth temperate rainforest in Southeast Alaska.  The Big Thorne timber sale is planned on the Tongass National Forest and would...

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