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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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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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Protecting Spokane River summertime flows returns to court

The next step in the process for protecting the River and Spokane community News advisory:  Feb. 27, 2019 Contacts: Dan Von Seggern, Center for Environmental Law & Policy, (206) 829-8299, Andrew Hawley, Western Environmental Law Center, (206) 487-7250, Thomas O’Keefe, American Whitewater, (425) 417-9012 Tom Soeldner, Sierra Club, Upper Columbia River Group, […]

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CELP Summer Internship

We are now accepting applications for a Summer 2019 Legal Intern at our Seattle office. We seek a legal intern with demonstrated interest in environmental issues to work on projects aimed at establishing protected instream flows.  Qualified candidates will have completed their 2L year and taken an environmental law course.  Coursework or clinical experience in […]

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