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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Appeals Court: clean up Spokane River PCB pollution

News Release – August 17, 2016 Dept of Ecology must redo permit for Spokane County’s Wastewater Treatment Facility consistent with water quality laws Contacts: Rachael Paschal Osborn (Sierra Club) 509.954-5641 rdpaschal@earthlink.net Dan Von Seggern (Center for Environmental Law & Policy) 206.829-8299 dvonseggern@celp.org Spokane – On August 16, the Washington State Court of Appeals issued the […]

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July Issue of Washington Water Watch

Click here to read the July issue of Washington Water Watch. In this month’s issue of Water Watch, read an update on the Enloe case, a background of the Chehalis watershed and recommendations, articles on the H2KNOW Cammpaign, Ecology’s draft CAFO permit, and an introduction of our Summer 2016 Legal Intern. In addition, learn more about CELP’s […]

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