CLIMATE NEWS

LNG Proposal Takes Knock-Out Punch

LNG Proposal Takes Knock-Out Punch

In a decision issued today, the Oregon Court of Appeals hammered what could be the final nail in the coffin for the Bradwood Landing LNG project.  Opponents of liquefied natural gas (LNG) celebrated earlier this year when the company announced it was filing for...

Klamath National Forest Rescinds Controversial Mining Project

Klamath National Forest Rescinds Controversial Mining Project

Gold prices recently skyrocketed, causing a corresponding increase in the number of claims for gold mines.  One such proposed mining project in the Klamath National Forest in northern California would have drawn significant amounts of water from McNeal Creek, a key...

COMMUNITIES NEWS

Youngs Bay Forestland Protected from Measure 37 Development

Youngs Bay Forestland Protected from Measure 37 Development

Today, the Oregon Court of Appeals handed down another decision reversing and remanding a Measure 49 vested rights determination.  Today's opinion reversed Clatsop County's decision finding that Beverly and Gary Aspmo had proceeded far enough with their development of...

Land Use Board of Appeals Rejects Destination Resort Approval

Land Use Board of Appeals Rejects Destination Resort Approval

A proposed large-scale destination resort on a remote and wild section of the Oregon coast in Curry County will not move forward without further review by the local land use authority.  In a decision issued Friday, the Land Use Board of Appeals found that the county...

Curry County Denies Gravel Mining Renewal Request

Last year Crag represented Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition in appealing a land use decision allowing Tidewater Contractors to mine gravel at the site of an old plywood mill adjacent to the Rogue River.  Before the Land Use Board of Appeals, Crag argued that water...

THE WILD NEWS

Court Issues Landmark Ruling on Clean Water Act & Logging Roads

Court Issues Landmark Ruling on Clean Water Act & Logging Roads

Appeals Court Issues Landmark Ruling on Stormwater and Logging Roads in the Tillamook State Forest The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a long-awaited decision on the Oregon Department of Forestry’s management of logging roads and stormwater in the Tillamook...

Klamath National Forest Rescinds Controversial Mining Project

Klamath National Forest Rescinds Controversial Mining Project

Gold prices recently skyrocketed, causing a corresponding increase in the number of claims for gold mines.  One such proposed mining project in the Klamath National Forest in northern California would have drawn significant amounts of water from McNeal Creek, a key...

Too Much, Too Fast, Too Risky

Too Much, Too Fast, Too Risky

Fishing and Conservation Groups Challenge State Forester Marvin Brown's Proposal to Increase Clearcutting on Your Coastal Rainforests. Damage to Salmon, Lack of Science On April 22, 2010, the Board of Forestry voted 5 to 2 to open your Tillamook and Clatsop State...

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