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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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Happy Earth Day! April Issue of Washington Water Watch

Check out the April issue of Washington Water Watch. Happy Earth Day from CELP! This month’s issue features an article on our What’s Upstream Campaign, updates on the Spokane River PCB cleanup and the Fox v. Skagit County decision, and info on GiveBIG and our upcoming Celebrate Water event. Plus, in honor of Earth Day, […]

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Court to hear Arguments on the Legality of Water Rights to Operate Enloe Dam

 Center for Environmental Law & Policy American Whitewater * North Cascades Conservation Council News Advisory – April 19, 2016 Contacts: Andrea Rodgers (Western Environmental Law Center)  rodgers@westernlaw.org Dan Von Seggern (Center for Environmental Law & Policy)  dvonseggern@celp.org Thomas O’Keefe (American Whitewater)  okeefe@americanwhitewater.org When: Wednesday, April 20 at 9:30 a.m. Where: Seattle – Washington State Court […]

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