Land Use IssuesFriends of French Prairie
Each is intended to provide an overview of the subject, the potential impact on French Prairie, and to support it with as much detailed information as we can find (i.e. maps, drawings, etc.)
We also post articles from local and national media, as they become available, for each subject.
Current French Prairie Land Use Issues
On Thursday, December 9, Oregon’s Supreme Court delivered their ruling on the Petition for Review of the earlier Court of Appeals decision. The ruling was strikingly terse: The court has considered the petition for review and orders that it be denied. The central argument in the briefs filed with the Supreme Court arguing against review focused on a central proposition: that even state agencies have to comply with state law… specifically, ORS 197.180(1). And what does that statute say? State...
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