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Court: State failed to protect summertime flows

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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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Court: State failed to protect Spokane River’s summertime flows

For immediate release June 27, 2019 Appeals court sides with Spokane River advocates:  State failed to protect Spokane River summertime flows Contacts: Dan Von Seggern, Center for Environmental Law & Policy, (206) 829-8299, dvonseggern@celp.org Thomas O’Keefe, American Whitewater, (425) 417-9012 okeefe@americanwhitewater.org Andrew Hawley, Western Environmental Law Center, (206) 487-7250, hawley@westernlaw.org John Osborn, Sierra Club, Sierra […]

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Washington Water Watch: May 2019

Dear friends of CELP, As you may have heard, Governor Inslee declared an emergency drought declaration back in early April. Since then, he has expanded that declaration to nearly half of the state. Poor water supply conditions and warmer and drier weather predictions through the summer have us extremely worried.  Snow pack conditions are less than 50% of […]

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