Rising Issues #18
Forest Service Approves Drilling Near Mount St. Helens
Opposition from Cascade Forest Conservancy among other conservation and recreation groups, objection submitted.
Walton Lake Logging Stopped
Forest Service Withdraws Controversial Vegetation Clearance Project in California
Earthrise Works to Protect Quiet Recreation in Olympic National Park
Fuel Break Would Destroy Rare Plants that Exist Nowhere Else on Earth
Walton Lake Win! Forest Service Withdraws Plans to Clearcut Ochoco
After obtaining a preliminary injunction to halt logging in the Ochoco National Forest that was scheduled to begin on October 17th, Earthrise is pleased to announce the Forest Service has withdrawn it decision authorizing the logging of hundreds of large and old growth Douglas-fir and Grand fir in the Walton Lake area of the Ochoco. This area is one of the most popular recreation sites in the Ochoco as well as a location of magnificent old growth and significant wildlife habitat.
Preliminary Injunction Win Stops Logging near Walton Lake this Fall
Earthrise Files Suit to Stop Logging of Popular Recreation Site in The Ochoco National Forest
On Monday Earthrise attorney Tom Buchele filed a lawsuit to challenge proposed heavy logging at Walton Lake, a popular area in eastern Oregon.
Snow Basin Timber Sale Cancelled
Earthrise Defends Public Participation in Federal Court
Attorney Dan Rohlf successfully stops SLAPP Suit involving a Mt. Hood CPO
Snow Basin Project Vacated
Earthrise Wins One For Jackson County’s Traditional Farmers
On May 29th, Federal District Court Magistrate Judge Clarke issued an opinion, finding that, as a matter of law, a Jackson County Ordinance that prohibits the growing of genetically modified (“GE”) crops in that County was legal under Oregon law.