CLIMATE NEWS

Crag Files Challenge to Proposed Fracked Gas Power Plant

Crag Files Challenge to Proposed Fracked Gas Power Plant

On November 1, 2019, Crag filed a request for a hearing to challenge Perennial Wind Chaser’s (Perennial) proposed 415-megawatt fracked gas-fired power plant, near Hermiston, Ore. Crag is representing Columbia Riverkeeper, Friends of the Columbia Gorge, and Oregon...

Crag Scores Important Win in Case to Protect the Salish Sea

Crag Scores Important Win in Case to Protect the Salish Sea

On Friday October 11, the Thurston County Superior Court agreed with a coalition of groups that the Shorelines Hearings Board must address whether an Environmental Impact Statement prepared by Skagit County adequately considers impacts to critically endangered...

Youth Climate Case Heads to the Oregon Supreme Court

Youth Climate Case Heads to the Oregon Supreme Court

Oregon Supreme Court Grants Plaintiffs’ Request to Take Up Youth Climate Lawsuit Against the State  Crag and our young clients Kelsey Juliana and Ollie Chernaik are gearing up to go the Oregon Supreme Court. On May 23, 2019, the Oregon Supreme Court granted the youth...

COMMUNITIES NEWS

Environmental Justice Win in West Eugene!

Environmental Justice Win in West Eugene!

Crag and Beyond Toxics Secure Improvements in Air Quality Monitoring and Community Engagement for West Eugene   Thanks to efforts by Crag and our client Beyond Toxics, the Lane County Regional Air Protection Agency (LRAPA) has agreed to improve air quality...

A Win for rural lands in Douglas County!

A Win for rural lands in Douglas County!

Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) Remands Douglas County Revisions to Land Use Comprehensive PlansOn Friday, August 2nd, LUBA took a huge step in protecting farm and forestland in Douglas County. LUBA remanded a Douglas County decision to amend its comprehensive plan...

Victory for Oregon Wine Country!

Victory for Oregon Wine Country!

Victory for Oregon Wine Country! by Genevieve Beske | Aug 15, 2019 Yamhill County Farmers and Vintners Celebrate Court Ruling Protects Oregon Wine Country from Rural Sprawl In two decisions issued last week, the Oregon Court of Appeals took a big step to preserve...

THE WILD NEWS

Victory on the Tongass!

Victory on the Tongass!

Crag and clients Greenpeace and Cascadia Wildlands have scored a huge win for old-growth forests and wildlife in Southeast Alaska's Tongass National Forest. Crag brought the "Islands Wolf" lawsuit against the Forest Service all the way back in 2008. After a...

Tongass National Forest Old-Growth Logging

Tongass National Forest Old-Growth Logging

The Tongass National Forest in Southeast Alaska, known as the “crown jewel” of the National  Forest System, is America’s largest and wildest national forest. Nearly 17 million acres in size, the Tongass is the largest intact temperate rainforest on Earth....