CELP's Motion for Summary Judgment in Leavenworth Fish Hatchery Case Successful

Court rules that hatchery has been operating without a permit in violation of the Clean Water Act

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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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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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Court: Leavenworth Federal Fish Hatchery violating Clean Water laws

Federal agencies needs to invest in hatchery upgrades, delayed 38 years Contacts – Trish Rolfe, Center for Environmental Law & Policy (CELP),  206.829-8299 Kurt Beardslee, Wild Fish Conservancy,  425-788-1167 Brian Knutsen, Kampmeier & Knutsen, PLLC,  503-841-6515 Today, the U.S. District Court Judge Salvador Mendoza Jr. ruled that the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery is unlawfully discharging […]

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Washington Water Watch: December Edition

The last issue of 2016 is here! Read a preview of what to expect during the upcoming legislative session, an article by CELP’s Dan Von Seggern on the recent Hirst decision, and a summary of our December CLE. Read Washington Water Watch: December.

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