CLIMATE NEWS

Petrochemical Project Cancelled!

Petrochemical Project Cancelled!

Deal Prevents Climate Pollution, Protects Southern Resident Orcas Thanks to Crag and our clients, another Pacific Northwest fossil fuel project bites the dust! In a settlement agreement announced on December 30, 2019, the owners of the Anacortes Oil Refinery agreed to...

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...

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!

 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 Oregon farm and forest lands from large developments proposed under...

THE WILD NEWS

Central Oregon Wild Lands Protected!

Central Oregon Wild Lands Protected!

In a victory for public lands, wildlife, and native fish, Judge Marco Hernández ruled that the Forest Service failed to satisfy its legal obligation to study the environmental impacts of a major new trail system for off-road vehicles, and to ensure that...

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...