Water Law & the Public Trust, Dec. 5

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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.

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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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Enloe Dam remains an Economic Loser

News Release – November 18, 2014 Study confirms that project will lose money on every megawatt hour produced – project represents an ANNUAL rate increase of approximately $50 for each ratepayer. Today, Conservation Groups release an updated review of the economics of restoring hydropower at Enloe Dam on the Similkameen River. The original economic review […]

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Spokane River Rule Summary Comments (preliminary)

On Friday, November 7, we completed the first phase of our campaign to persuade the Department of Ecology to adopt an instream flow rule for the Spokane River that protects all uses of the river. This involved turning out substantial and meaningful public comment on the draft rule. Thank you to the hundreds of people […]

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