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

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 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...

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...