Federal Appeals Court Blocks Mt. Hood Logging


Cascadia Wildlands and our allies Bark and Oregon Wild prevailed before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today federal court in a long-running legal battle over the Crystal Clear logging project on the eastern slopes of Mount Hood. The logging project encompassed nearly 12,000 acres of public land in the Mount Hood National Forest, and … Continue reading Federal Appeals Court Blocks Mt. Hood Logging

Weekly WildChats with Cascadia!


During the COVID-19 pandemic and this time of social distancing, Cascadia Wildlands is still committed to connecting with our community. While we can’t meet in person, connect with us online for weekly WildChats with Cascadia staff, volunteers and allies!  Starting Tuesday April 7th, join the Cascadia team every week for campaign deep dives, skill-building workshops … Continue reading Weekly WildChats with Cascadia!

Organizations opposing Jordan Cove LNG thank Oregon leaders


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 OREGON – Despite the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis, on Thursday, March 19 a politically unbalanced Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved the Jordan Cove Energy Project and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline over the objections of numerous state, federal, and local stakeholders and decision makers (details here.) Shortly … Continue reading Organizations opposing Jordan Cove LNG thank Oregon leaders

ALERT: Despite Permit Denials and Current Public Health Crisis, Federal Agency Approves Jordan Cove LNG


March 19, 2020 | Originally posted by Hannah Sohl, Rogue Climate | [WASHINGTON D.C.] In the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic and national health emergency, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) conditionally approved the Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline today. The approval is conditioned on Pembina, the Canadian … Continue reading ALERT: Despite Permit Denials and Current Public Health Crisis, Federal Agency Approves Jordan Cove LNG

Salem Debacle Kicks Off a Very Consequential Year


A Recap of What Went Down This Legislative Session by Alexander Harris, Forest Policy Consultant for Cascadia Wildlands Last week, the Oregon Legislature ended its short session early, lacking the requisite number of legislators to pass any of the bills being considered. Two weeks prior, Republican members of the State House and Senate fled the … Continue reading Salem Debacle Kicks Off a Very Consequential Year

FERC Votes 2-1 to Not Move Fracked Gas Pipeline Forward!


One day after the State of Oregon denied another key permit for Jordan Cove LNG, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission votes 2-1 to delay approval process! FEBRUARY 20, 2020 | On the heals of yesterday’s State of Oregon denial of yet another necessary permit for the Jordan Cove LNG Project, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission … Continue reading FERC Votes 2-1 to Not Move Fracked Gas Pipeline Forward!

Jordan Cove Withdraws Removal Fill Application!


[SALEM, OR] – Amidst enormous public opposition and just one week before the Department of State Lands (DSL) was set to make a decision on a critical Removal-Fill permit on the Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline, Pembina has withdrawn their application to the agency. On Tuesday, DSL issued a … Continue reading Jordan Cove Withdraws Removal Fill Application!

Action Needed: Trump Attacks Bedrock Environmental Law


On January 9, 2020, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) released its blueprint to dismantle longstanding bedrock protections for communities, public lands, and wildlife. Designed to weaken the role of the public in service of extractive interests such as oil and gas companies, CEQ’s proposed rule is intended to empower federal agencies to … Continue reading Action Needed: Trump Attacks Bedrock Environmental Law

Press Release: Oregon Supreme Court Affirms Sale of Elliott State Forest Tract Is Illegal


For Immediate Release, November 27, 2019 Contacts: Josh Laughlin, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 844-8182, jlaughlin@cascwild.org Bob Sallinger, Audubon Society of Portland, 503-380-9728, bsallinger@audubonportland.org Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495, ngreenwald@biologicaldiversity.org Daniel Kruse, lead counsel for plaintiffs, (541) 337-5829 SALEM, Ore.— The Oregon Supreme Court today ruled that the sale of 788 acres of forest … Continue reading Press Release: Oregon Supreme Court Affirms Sale of Elliott State Forest Tract Is Illegal