2022 Legislative Session

Clean & Abundant Waters Lobby Week

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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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Summer Legal Internship

We are now accepting applications for a Summer 2022 Legal Intern. This position is located in CELP’s Seattle Office. We seek a legal intern with a demonstrated interest in environmental issues. There are a number of projects that the intern might work on including researching alternative water legal system, researching other water issues in Washington […]

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Washington Water Watch: End of Year Edition

Dear Friends, We are wishing you very happy holidays and hope you are doing well! This year, as we all continued to be impacted by the COVID pandemic, CELP went through some big changes and accomplished exciting victories. We welcomed two new staff members, Maggie Franquemont as Staff Attorney, and Hillary Jasper Rose as Water […]

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