CLIMATE NEWS

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...

Something so important, so essential…

Something so important, so essential…

With all the buzz about the amazing Stories of Trust films Our Children’s Trust, WITNESS, and iMatter are putting together documenting the stories of the youth plaintiffs who are pursuing Atmospheric Trust Litigation (ATL) cases against their government, we thought it...

Climate Change is the Issue for the Day

Climate Change is the Issue for the Day

Crag staff attorney Tanya Sanerib appeared in Lane County Circuit Court on Monday (1/23/12) to defend a lawsuit filed by our clients - 11 year old Olivia Chernaik and 15 year old Kelsey Juliana - demanding that the state of Oregon and Governor John Kitzhaber take...

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...

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...

Crag Files Suit to Protect Oregon Coast Residents and Wildlife

Crag Files Suit to Protect Oregon Coast Residents and Wildlife

On behalf of the Oregon Coast Alliance and local residents, Crag filed a lawsuit on October 12, 2010 in federal court challenging the approval of permits for a strip mine near Bandon, Oregon.  The complaint alleges that both the National Marine Fisheries Service and...