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

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...

Oregon Farmland Protected at Port Westward!

Oregon Farmland Protected at Port Westward!

Court Decision Effectively Halts Plans for Proposed Methanol Refinery, Industrial Expansion at Columbia River Port Crag is celebrating with our client Columbia Riverkeeper on a key victory for farmland and our climate. On May 22, 2019 the Oregon Court of Appeals...

Protecting Rural Coastal Lands from Sprawl

Protecting Rural Coastal Lands from Sprawl

Protecting Rural Coastal Lands from Sprawl   On August 24, 2018, Crag and our client, Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition, celebrated a win for rural working lands and the laws that protect coastal landscapes. In 2004, Oregonians adopted a law that rolled back...

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...

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