Posts Tagged ‘LUBA’

City of Portland, Coalition Defend Portland’s Fossil Fuel Stand »

June 15th, 2017: The Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) heard oral arguments today about a challenge to Portland’s landmark fossil fuel ordinance. In 2016, the City of Portland passed the land use ordinance restricting development of new major fossil fuel projects, such as oil-by-rail terminals or coal export terminals. The ordinance drew a challenge from the oil industry and the Portland Business Alliance, who have asked LUBA to overturn the policy. A coalition of groups including Columbia Riverkeeper, Portland Audubon Society, the Center for Sustainable Economy, and Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility intervened to support the City’s case in defending the ordinance.

Farmer and Riverkeeper File Legal Action to Protect Salmon and Farms – feature »

March 11th, 2014: Farmer Mike Seely & Riverkeeper file legal action, appealing the County's decision to rezone 837 acres of farmland to industrial. DONATE TODAY - help us protect farms & the Columbia!