The Center for Environmental Law & Policy’s mission is to protect Washington State’s rivers and aquifers by advocating for science-based, sustainable water management in the legislature and courts, and with government agencies.
Why Water Matters
Water is our most finite and precious natural resource. Yet, we are failing to protect this life-sustaining resource, and depleting our rivers and aquifers.Learn more about water
Our June edition of Washington Water Watch is now available. Check it out here! This month, we profile our new board member, Brady Johnson, discuss our intervention into a law suit filed that challenges the Dungeness Instream Flow Rule, update our work on the Columbia River Treaty negotiations, highlight a petition to restore Moxlie Creek and more.Read More »
The University Consortium on Columbia River Governance has released its report: A Sacred Responsibility – Governing the Use of Water and Related Resources in the International Columbia Basin through the Prism of Tribes and First Nations. (click to download, 9.20MB) The report is based on the 4th transboundary symposium held at in Polson, Montana, in October 2012 […]Read More »