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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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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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“Hirst fix” bill bad for streams, salmon

Contact: Trish Rolfe (Center for Environmental Law & Policy) 206.829.8299 trolfe@celp.org Dan Von Seggern (Center for Environmental Law & Policy) 206.829.8299 dvonseggern@celp.org “Hirst fix” bill will harm streams, fish, and senior water users Democratic majority fails to stand up to minority Republicans and protect rivers and salmon. Seattle – The Washington Legislature today passed a […]

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Negotiating Columbia River Treaty to begin in early 2018

Conservation, fishing and faith groups applaud announcement December 11, 2017  –  For Immediate Release Contact: Greg Haller, Conservation Director at Pacific Rivers   greg@pacificrivers.org Joseph Bogaard, Executive Director at Save our Wild Salmon Coalition  joseph@wildsalmon.org On December 7th the U.S. Department of State announced that formal negotiations with Canada over the fate of the fifty-three year […]

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