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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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Upper Columbia United Tribes to be honored for at Celebrate Water for their work to restore salmon to Upper Columbia River

15 Tribes and 17 First Nations press to modernize Columbia River Treaty;  await decision from the U.S. State Department On May 21 Center for Environmental Law & Policy (CELP) will honor Upper Columbia United Tribes (UCUT) with the Ralph W. Johnson Water Hero Award.  Recognizing UCUT comes at an especially pivotal time in the history […]

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Check out our April edition of Washington Water Watch

Click here to read our newest installment of the Washington Water Watch newsletter. This month, you’ll find articles introducing our new Staff Attorney, Dan Von Seggern, discussing the drought declaration in the state, the status of the Enloe Dam Hydro Project, a summary of the recently released”Freshwater Withdrawals in WA, 2010″ report, and more.

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