CLIMATE NEWS

Oregon Climate Case Appealed

Oregon Climate Case Appealed

Today, Crag’s clients, two courageous young women from Eugene, announced their decision to Appeal their Atmospheric Trust case to Oregon’s Court of Appeals.  At the same time, the girls’ announced that they are asking the Court of Appeals to send the case straight up...

Nestlé Issue Transcends Environmental Movement

Nestlé Issue Transcends Environmental Movement

This week Crag Law Center filed protests of two Water Resources Department decisions that start the approvals process for a Nestlé water bottling plant in the Columbia Gorge.  The decisions under protest are integral to a water rights exchange between the Oregon...

Protests Filed to Protect Oregon Spring Water from Nestlé

Protests Filed to Protect Oregon Spring Water from Nestlé

On behalf of Bark and Food and Water Watch, Crag  filed two protests challenging the Oregon Water Resources Department’s (Water Department) approval of permits that move Nestlé one key step closer to bottling and selling Oregon’s water.  Crag is donating our services...

COMMUNITIES NEWS

White Salmon River Valley Water Threatened

White Salmon River Valley Water Threatened

The Crag Law Center represents the Friends of the White Salmon River, the Friends of the Columbia Gorge and Citizens for Common Sense on the White Salmon in a challenge to a proposal floated by Klickitat County to rezone over 1,000 acres of land in the White Salmon...

THE WILD NEWS

A walk in the woods with the Forest Service

A walk in the woods with the Forest Service

Nothing beats going on a hike on a sunny day in Oregon, especially when you’re in the company of Forest Service experts.  Accompanied by two Crag summer interns, Derek Leuzzi and Alix Jacobson, I recently joined a group of Hood River Valley residents, Forest Service...

Crook River Destination Resort Rejected by LUBA

Crook River Destination Resort Rejected by Luba2011History A property adjacent to the Crook Point Unit of the Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge and the Pacific Ocean, and sandwiched between two state parks: Pistol River State Park to the north and Boardman State...

Land Trade to Protect the North Side of Mt. Hood Moving Forward

Land Trade to Protect the North Side of Mt. Hood Moving Forward

The Forest Service effort to protect the North side of Mt. Hood is underway. At long last, the Forest Service and Meadows are taking the formal steps to complete the protection of the North side at Cooper Spur as Wilderness and a watershed protection zone.  Senator...