Join us in honoring journalism: Julie Titone, Rich Landers, & Karen Dorn Steele

March 2 - Friday evening, Patsy Clark Mansion in Spokane

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The Center for Environmental Law & Policy is a statewide organization whose mission is to protect, preserve and restore Washington’s waters through education, policy reform, agency advocacy, and public interest litigation.

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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.

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We use our expertise in water law and policy to advocate for sustainable stewardship of Washington’s ground and surface waters.

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Honoring Ethical Journalism

News Advisory – Feb 19, 2017 Three Journalists to be honored, thanked in Spokane Karen Dorn Steele, Rich Landers, Julie Titone reported over decades on water, forests, wildlife habitats, and cleaning up pollution in the Upper Columbia River Basin Contacts: Tom Soeldner (509) 838-4632 John Roskelley (509) 954-5653 John Osborn  (509) 939-1290 When:  […]

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Washington Water Watch: January 2018 Edition

In this issue, an article on the flawed “Hirst fix” recently passed by the WA State Legislature, an update on the Leavenworth Hatchery case, an in-depth article on the real impact of permit-exempt wells and the Hirst fix, the save the date for Winter Waters Event in March, and more. Read the January 2018 issue of […]

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