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

Glamping Proposal Along the White Salmon River Stalled

Glamping Proposal Along the White Salmon River Stalled

Glamping Proposal Along the White Salmon River Stalled 2020In October 2020, Crag and other conservation groups successfully petitioned for Klickitat County to reconsider Under Canvas’s permit application to build a glamping resort along the Wild & Scenic White...

Oregon Passes Breakthrough Forest Bill

Oregon Passes Breakthrough Forest Bill

On Friday, June 26th, the Oregon Legislature passed new forestry reforms and directed the state to set up a mediation process for comprehensive protections for salmon streams on non-federal forests. In an overwhelming bipartisan vote, both chambers of the Oregon...

The Fight Continues: FERC Approves Jordan Cove LNG

The Fight Continues: FERC Approves Jordan Cove LNG

Despite Oregon Permit Denials and Current Public Health Crisis, Federal Agency Approves Jordan Cove LNG In the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic and national health emergency, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) conditionally approved the Jordan...

THE WILD NEWS

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%...

Standing Up for Sensitive Species Habitat

Standing Up for Sensitive Species Habitat

Standing Up for Sensitive Species Habitat Crag challenges logging plan to clearcut old growth forests home to at least four Endangered Species Act-listed species, including northern spotted owlThe Siuslaw HLB logging project would clearcut areas of mature and...

Crag takes on Forest Service for lack of transparency

Crag takes on Forest Service for lack of transparency

Critically important large trees over 21” in diameter are now open to logging in six national forests in Oregon and Washington. Pictured: Large tree cut down in Malheur National Forest. Photo by Blue Mountains Biodiversity Project. Crag takes Forest Service to court...

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