Protecting Instream Flows on the Dungeness

CELP is fighting to uphold the river's important instream flow rule adopted in 2013

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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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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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Washington Water Watch: August Edition

The August issue of Washington Water Watch is here! Check it out for an article online casino jolietta on Spokane recreation business ROW, a spotlight on CELP volunteer Gwyn Perry, an update on the Spokane River PCB case, gardening with native plants, and more! Read Washington Water Watch: August.

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Water “CPR” needed for extremely low Spokane River

News Release  – August 30, 2016 Public Water Alert Inland Northwest residents encouraged to use Water CPR: Conserve – Protect – Reuse Despite cooler weather in forecast – Spokane River water levels are in the red Contacts: John Roskelley (Center for Environmental Law & Policy) (509) 954-5653 Tom Soeldner (Upper Columbia River Group, Sierra […]

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