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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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“Hirst fix” bill bad for streams, salmon

Contact: Trish Rolfe (Center for Environmental Law & Policy) 206.829.8299 Dan Von Seggern (Center for Environmental Law & Policy) 206.829.8299 “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 Joseph Bogaard, Executive Director at Save our Wild Salmon Coalition 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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