Wind River: Watersheds to Watch

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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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Healing the Columbia River

News Advisory:   For an evening event in Seattle on September 28, 2017 Healing the Columbia River An evening to discuss modernizing an international river Treaty to sustain a river and its people in the 21st Century To contact Speakers: D.R. Michel – Upper Columbia United Tribes (UCUT) Executive Director  dr@ucut-nsn.org (509) 954-7631 John Sirois – […]

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Washington Water Watch: July & August Edition

In this issue: a recap of the 2017 legislative session, an article on the Wind watershed in Southwestern Washington, news from Ecology, and info on upcoming events! Read the July & August edition of Washington Water Watch here.

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