CLIMATE NEWS

New Setback for Jordan Cove LNG Export Terminal

New Setback for Jordan Cove LNG Export Terminal

New Setback for Jordan Cove LNG Export Terminal2020Aeriel view of Jordan Cove from the north. Photos courtesy of Alex Derr.On July 17, 2020, the Land Use Board of Appeals overturned the City of North Bend's land use permit that would have allowed the controversial...

Climate Justice Cannot Wait

Climate Justice Cannot Wait

Crag Files Brief Requesting Full Review of Youth Climate Case On March 12, 2020 Crag filed another amicus brief in support of the youth plaintiffs in Juliana v. U.S. on behalf of the League of Women Voters of (Oregon and National Chapters), the National Children’s...

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...

COMMUNITIES NEWS

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

Holding the line against logging in old-growth and ”reserve” forests

Holding the line against logging in old-growth and ”reserve” forests

Holding the line against logging in old-growth and ”reserve” forests Crag and conservation groups file challenge to BLM scheme to log 17,000 acres of protected forest April 10, 2023  We’re suing the Bureau of Land Management to stop the Penn Butte timber sale, which...

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...

Victory for Coho Salmon in Oregon state forests!

Victory for Coho Salmon in Oregon state forests!

Victory for coho salmon in Oregon state forests Legal Agreement will bring new protections from logging to Oregon Coast coho salmon last updated April 13, 2023 The settlment increases protections for the threatened coho salmon, whose population has been reduced to 5%...

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