CLIMATE NEWS

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

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

Crag Files New Case to Protect the Ochoco Mountains

Crag Files New Case to Protect the Ochoco Mountains

Crag Files New Case to Protect the Ochoco Mountains by Oliver Stiefel |April 23, 2020On Monday April 20, Crag filed a new federal lawsuit challenging a major logging project in the Ochoco National Forest in Central Oregon. Filed on behalf of long-time clients Central...

Coalition Challenges Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line

Coalition Challenges Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line

Crag is representing a group of concerned residents across Oregon who have joined forces to oppose construction of the massive, nearly 300-mile-long, Boardman to Hemingway (B2H) high-voltage transmission line. Crag, along with co-counsel Dave Becker, filed a complaint...

Central Oregon Wild Lands Protected!

Central Oregon Wild Lands Protected!

In a victory for public lands, wildlife, and native fish, Judge Marco Hernández ruled that the Forest Service failed to satisfy its legal obligation to study the environmental impacts of a major new trail system for off-road vehicles, and to ensure that sensitive...