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

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

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Removal-Fill permit on the Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline, Pembina has withdrawn their application to the agency.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

Cascadia Wildlands and Allies Challenge Enormous North Landscape Timber Sale


Cascadia Wildlands, Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center, Oregon Wild, and Soda Mountain Wilderness Council have filed suit to stop a 9,000-acre timber project in Southern Oregon that will allow logging in threatened spotted owl habitat contrary to federal laws. The project will occur next to the treasured Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, further degrading surrounding forests. The North Landscape … Continue reading Cascadia Wildlands and Allies Challenge Enormous North Landscape Timber Sale

PRESS RELEASE: Federal Environmental Impact Statement for Jordan Cove LNG remains deficient while required permit approvals still missing


Federal Environmental Impact Statement for Jordan Cove LNG remains deficient while required permit approvals still missing. by Damon Motz-Storey, Power Past Fracked Gas Coalition| Nov 15, 2019 | Press Release [WASHINGTON, DC] — Today, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed Jordan Cove LNG export terminal … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Federal Environmental Impact Statement for Jordan Cove LNG remains deficient while required permit approvals still missing

Legal Victory: Thurston Hills Timber Sale Defeated in Court


For Immediate Release: September 19, 2019 Contact: Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, 314-482-3746, nick@cascwild.org Doug Heiken, Oregon Wild, 541-344-0675, dh@oregonwild.org   Court Rules BLM Clearcuts on the Edge of Springfield Will Increase Fire Hazard and Harm Recreation Conservation groups and neighbors defeat BLM’s Thurston Hills timber sale Eugene, Or. — On Wednesday, Judge Michael McShane ruled … Continue reading Legal Victory: Thurston Hills Timber Sale Defeated in Court