I write to provide a year-end Coast Range Association (CRA) report, describe visionary future work and ask for your help. It’s time for everyone to get involved. 2020 is going to be a wild ride. Hold on to your hat! Here’s my report
Climate Change & the Green New Deal
Join us for Chuck’s new talk. Hosted by Lincoln County Community Rights through their Community Rights Action series.
When: Thursday, November 21, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: 2314 N Coast Hwy 101, Newport, Atonement Lutheran Church.
The Coast Range Association with eight other plaintiffs appeal in federal court BLM’s 2016 Forest Plan The Coast Range Association and eight other plaintiffs (Pacific Rivers lead plaintiff) filed an appeal in our lawsuit against the BLM’s Western Oregon Management Plans. Kristen L. Boyles and Jaimini Parekh of Earthjustice and Susan Jane M. Brown of … Read More
Dear Friends, For the past twenty years, Oregon’s lumber barons have been throwing stones at the Northwest Forest Plan. They’re mad because cheap federal timber is no longer available to feed their desire for profits. Because federal timber revenues are shared with counties, some county officials hurl stones at the NWFP for not cutting … Read More
Dear Friends, The summer is in full swing and we are hard at work. Our top news is that we are committed to outlining a Green New Deal (GND) proposal for Western Oregon’s forests. This will be hard work, but the climate won’t wait – seas are rising and the Earth is warming. Our … Read More
Dear Friends, 2019 is turning into a huge year for the Coast Range Association (CRA). We have new staff capacity, a new website, and ground-breaking research ready to roll. For the past five months we have recast all our programs in light of the climate emergency. Going forward, our focus will be on how … Read More
In October the magistrate judge in Eugene ruled against all three of our claims against the BLM forest plan. Our attorneys at Earthjustice and Western Environmental Law Center will appeal. The case now goes before a full federal judge. The ruling came just before the midterm elections, and I believe the judge was being overly … Read More