CLIMATE NEWS

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...

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...

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

Fragile post-fire forests saved in Rogue-Siskiyou Forest

Fragile post-fire forests saved in Rogue-Siskiyou Forest

Victory in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest2021Photos by Luke RuedigerLawsuit stops commercial logging in fragile post-fire areas In October 2021, a lawsuit Crag filed on behalf of Klamath Forest Alliance effectively stopped commercial logging in fragile...

Crag files lawsuit to stop illegal logging after fires

Crag files lawsuit to stop illegal logging after fires

Remote road proposed for logging. Photo by Ralph Bloemers.Forest Service’s aggressive post-fire logging project is wrong approach for recovering  forests. On August 18, Crag filed a new lawsuit alleging that the Willamette National Forest violated a series of...

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