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Thank you for helping us honor Dr. John Osborn at our 2017 Celebrate Water event!

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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How We Work

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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Northwest, British Columbia need to stand together to modernize the Columbia River Treaty

News Release – June 22, 2017 Conservation and faith groups respond to seven NW Members of Congress: Yes – negotiations need to move forward – but include restoring the Columbia’s health and avoid threatening Canada with treaty termination.   Contacts – Greg Haller (Pacific Rivers Council) 503.228.3555 Joseph Bogaard (Save Our wild Salmon Coalition)  206.300-1003 […]

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Protecting Spokane River summertime flows goes to court

News Advisory – Court hearing on June 9 Contacts: Dan Von Seggern, Center for Environmental Law & Policy, (206) 829-8299, Andrew Hawley, Western Environmental Law Center, (206) 487-7250, John Roskelley, Center for Environmental Law & Policy, (509) 954-5653 Thomas O’Keefe, American Whitewater, (425) 417-9012 Tom Soeldner, Sierra Club, Upper Columbia River […]

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