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...

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

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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