CLIMATE NEWS

Oregon Youth Climate Case Heats Up

Oregon Youth Climate Case Heats Up

Crag takes youth climate case to the Oregon Supreme Court Crag Law Center is asking the Oregon Supreme Court to take up the case of Oregon youth who are suing the state government for failing to protect our shared natural resources from the devastating impacts of...

Second Win for Farmland at Port Westward

Second Win for Farmland at Port Westward

The Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals rejected Columbia County's second attempt to open 837 acres of high-value agricultural land along the Columbia River to industrial development. The Port of St. Helens proposes doubling the size of its rural Port Westward property...

Industry Attack on Portland Fossil Fuel Policy Fails

Industry Attack on Portland Fossil Fuel Policy Fails

Oregon Supreme Court Declines Review, Leaving in Place Oregon Court of Appeals Ruling in Favor of Portland's Fossil Fuel Ordinance July 31, 2018 (Portland, Ore.) –– Today a coalition of public interest groups celebrated news that opponents to Portland's fossil fuel...

COMMUNITIES NEWS

Second Win for Farmland at Port Westward

Second Win for Farmland at Port Westward

The Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals rejected Columbia County's second attempt to open 837 acres of high-value agricultural land along the Columbia River to industrial development. The Port of St. Helens proposes doubling the size of its rural Port Westward property...

Zoning Portland for a Stable Climate

Zoning Portland for a Stable Climate

When it comes to protecting the climate, we often find ourselves playing defense against massive fossil fuel development proposals that threaten our communities and environment. In the Pacific Northwest, we have experienced an onslaught of fossil fuel export proposals...

Protecting Farmland for our Food and our Future

Protecting Farmland for our Food and our Future

Take a drive down the winding rural roads north of Clatskanie, Oregon. Meandering through this part of Columbia County, one cannot help but feel a sense of appreciation while observing some of the best farmland in the country. On these agricultural lands in the...

THE WILD NEWS

Up with Salmon, Down with Clearcuts

Up with Salmon, Down with Clearcuts

Today Crag Law Center along with Amy Atwood of The Center for Biological Diversity filed a complaint against the Oregon Department of Forestry for poor logging and road-use practices in the Tillamook and Clatsop state forests that harm threatened coho salmon through...

Keeping Mt. Hood Wild & Free

Keeping Mt. Hood Wild & Free

Since the 1970s, Mt. Hood Meadows has sought to build a destination resort on the North side of Mt. Hood near Cooper Spur. Local citizens, conservation groups, recreation clubs and communities around Mt. Hood have repeatedly opposed these efforts. After decades of...

Climate, Forests and the Eagle Creek Fire

Climate, Forests and the Eagle Creek Fire

Crag Law Center has worked since our founding to protect the old-growth forests of the Pacific Northwest. Our forests provide clean drink water, homes for wildlife, inspirational recreational opportunities and carbon storage critical to a stable climate. Forests and...

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