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.
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.Learn more about water
Letter from the Executive Director Dear friends of CELP,We hope you are all staying safe and healthy. As CELP staff continues into its fourth month of working from home, we continue to stay focused on our mission, but our work continues to change as this crisis continues. Our outreach has changed considerably as we say goodbye […]Read More »
Watch as CELP argues our case before the Washington State Supreme Court: Spokane River Instream Flow Rule
CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL LAW & POLICY, AMERICAN WHITEWATER, and SIERRA CLUB, Respondents, v.STATE OF WASHINGTON, DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY, Petitioner. Dan Von SeggernTed HowardAndrew Hawley Hon. Bob Ferguson Stephen H. North Clifford Hiroshi Kato When: The case will be heard on May 14th 2020 at 9:00amHow to View: Anyone can watch the case on TVW.org here Background: The Spokane […]Read More »