State Supreme Court ruling removes public, legislature voice from river flow decisions, gives Ecology total control

Decision harms recreational users and businesses statewide, devaluing recreation as a river use For immediate release: August 7, 2020 Contact: SPOKANE, Wash. – Today the State Supreme Court ruled against protecting flows in the Spokane River, rejecting arguments of river advocates, upholding the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology)’s drought-level flow rate decision. The decision subverts … Continue reading State Supreme Court ruling removes public, legislature voice from river flow decisions, gives Ecology total control