CLIMATE NEWS

Defending Oregon’s Climate Policy

Defending Oregon’s Climate Policy

Defending Oregon’s Climate Policy Crag clients intervene to defend Climate Protection Program from oil and gas industry attackOn September 7, 2022, Crag filed a motion to intervene to defend Oregon’s landmark Climate Protection Program against legal attacks by the oil...

Crag Joins City of  Portland to Defend Denial of Zenith

Crag Joins City of Portland to Defend Denial of Zenith

Willamette and Columbia Riverkeepers Intervene at LUBA to Reinforce Portland’s Denial of Zenith’s Oil-by-Rail Facility On behalf of our clients Willamette Riverkeeper and Columbia Riverkeeper, Crag filed a Motion to Intervene in support of the City of Portland's...

Dredging Permits Denied for Jordan Cove Fracked Gas Terminal

Dredging Permits Denied for Jordan Cove Fracked Gas Terminal

Dredging Permits Denied for Jordan Cove LNG Terminal2021Oregon Court Strikes Down Two Additional Permits for Jordan Cove LNG  The Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals reverses two local dredging permits for the fledgling Jordan Cove LNG project citing impacts to the Coos...

COMMUNITIES NEWS

Achieving Environmental Justice through Legislation

Achieving Environmental Justice through Legislation

 How do you fight for environmental justice, when there are no concrete environmental justice laws? This is the question that community organizers and community-based lawyers alike have been grappling with for years. In theory, we have federal laws on the books...

What does Environmental Justice actually look like at Crag?

What does Environmental Justice actually look like at Crag?

I’ve heard of Environmental Justice. But what does it actually look like at Crag? by Megan Gleason | February 21, 2023Attendees of the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit in 1991, including Makini Coleman, Mililani Trask, and Gail Small....

Stopping Shoreline Armoring

Stopping Shoreline Armoring

Protecting Public Beach Access Challenging Shoreline Armoring by Lizzy Gazeley | June 16, 2022Riprap in Neskowin Beach, OR. Preserving public access to beaches is cherished by Oregonians and a defining feature of our state. Oregon is one of only three states in the...

THE WILD NEWS

Restoring salmon protections

Restoring salmon protections

Restoring salmon protections last updated September 5, 2023Proposed changes in Oregon’s fish passage rules will hurt native fish and tribal treaty rights. Photo by Laura Mahoney/USFWS.Crag files legal challenge over fish passage rule changeNew case filed! On behalf of...

Early victory in McKenzie River hatcheries case

Early victory in McKenzie River hatcheries case

Early Victory in McKenzie River hatcheries case Lawsuit proceeds to discovery after defeating motion to dismiss last updated June 8, 2023 The McKenzie River basin provides clean drinking water for over 200,000 Oregonians, and spawning and rearing grounds for native...

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