CLIMATE NEWS

Victory Over Fracked Gas Power Plant

Victory Over Fracked Gas Power Plant

Victory Over Fracked Gas Power PlantLast updated October 13, 2022With the cancellation of the Perennial Wind Chaser power plant, scenes like this from the natural gas-fired Chehalis Generation Facility in Washington won’t be coming to Hermiston any time soon. Photo by...

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...

COMMUNITIES NEWS

What does Environmental Justice actually look like at Crag?

What does Environmental Justice actually look like at Crag?

I’ve heard of Environmental Justice. But what does it actually look like at Crag? by Megan Gleason | February 21, 2023Attendees of the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit in 1991, including Makini Coleman, Mililani Trask, and Gail Small....

Stopping Shoreline Armoring

Stopping Shoreline Armoring

Protecting Public Beach Access Challenging Shoreline Armoring by Lizzy Gazeley | June 16, 2022Riprap in Neskowin Beach, OR. Preserving public access to beaches is cherished by Oregonians and a defining feature of our state. Oregon is one of only three states in the...

Legal Fight Continues to Protect Farmland & Wetlands

Legal Fight Continues to Protect Farmland & Wetlands

Crag challenges Columbia County’s third attempt to rezone hundreds of acres to Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals On behalf of Columbia Riverkeeper and 1000 Friends of Oregon, Crag filed a legal challenge to Columbia County’s controversial decision to rezone over 830...

THE WILD NEWS

Early victory in case to protect Siuslaw River Watershed

Early victory in case to protect Siuslaw River Watershed

Early victory in case to protect Siuslaw River Watershed Magistrate Judge allows suit against BLM logging project to move forward April 21, 2023 | by Kenji GulloJudge Kasubhai’s ruling affirms that we will get our day in court to challenge this massive logging...

We can’t fight climate change with a chainsaw

We can’t fight climate change with a chainsaw

We can’t fight climate change with a chainsawForests and the climate are inextricably linked. Ask an Oregonian about climate change, and likely the first thing we’ll think of is forest–or rather, forest fire, the most visceral and dramatic symptom of the climate...

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