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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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Spokane River at 630 cfs - Photo by John Osborn taken at Riverside State Park

Governor Inslee: Spokane River needs you!

News Release Tuesday, May 31 Contacts – Andrea Rodgers (Western Environmental Law Center) (206) 696-2851, rodgers@westernlaw.org John Roskelley (Center for Environmental Law & Policy) (509) 954-5653 john@johnroskelley.com Thomas O’Keefe (American Whitewater) (425) 417-9012 okeefe@americanwhitewater.org Tom Soeldner (Sierra Club, Upper Columbia River Group) 509.270-6995 waltsoe@gmail.com Gov. Inslee has 45 days to decide whether to protect Spokane […]

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Love Letter to the Green (Duwamish) River

by Pat Sumption I didn’t mean to fall in love with the Green River. It just happened. It just grew like Topsy. My first (and greatest) love of the Natural World was the Pacific Ocean, and its beaches. Then I realized I was in love with any water body I could swim in. I always […]

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