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2022 Legal Intern, Bridget Bryck

CELP Welcomes Summer 2022 Legal Intern

Seattle, WA –CELP is thrilled to have Bridget Bryck joining us as our legal intern this summer. An opportunity to gain hands on experience, CELP has a long history of hosting interns with a demonstrated interest in environmental issues. There…

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Taking Pride in our Waterways

Seattle, WA – Getting out in the community to talk with folks about Washington’s waters is critical to achieving CELP’s mission. With summer here and COVID restrictions easing, our Communications & Outreach Coordinator, Kaeli, was thrilled Pride in the Park…

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Remembering a Water Hero

Seattle, WA — Harriet Bullitt—granddaughter of C.D. Stimson, owner of Seattle’s largest sawmill and a real estate tycoon whose Metropolitan Building Corp. helped reshape the city after the great fire of 1889—was a renowned philanthropist, conservationist, and savvy businesswoman. She…

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CELP Welcomes New Communications & Outreach Coordinator

Seattle, WA — CELP is pleased to welcome, Kaeli Fertal, to the team as the Communications & Outreach Coordinator. A new full-time position, Kaeli will be managing CELP's communications across all media platforms as well as coordinating outreach events across…

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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…

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Anne Shaffer Shares Her Water Story

Anne Shaffer is the Executive Director & Lead Scientist of the Coastal Watershed Institute. I was raised in a large family in a small town in eastern Washington ravaged by PTSD of post WWII. Wild lands, including rivers creeks and…

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Kimberly Ordon aka KO, Water Hero 2021

Kimberly Ordon is a graduate of the University of Colorado (BA 1976; MA 1980) and of Lewis & Clark Law School (JD 1985).  Kimberly started her legal career representing tribes at the Native American Program of Oregon Legal Services in…

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Sharon Haensly, Water Hero 2021

Sharon has practiced law since 1988. She has a Bachelors of Science degree in Natural Resources from Cornell University (1981), and a law degree from the University of Oregon (1988). She has been a staff attorney with the Squaxin Island…

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Youth Climate Lawsuits

Lawsuits arguing governments have a human rights obligation to avoid dangerous levels of global warming are becoming increasingly widespread around the world. Climate litigation, an emerging field of law, has seen lawyers test several strategies for challenging climate harm or…

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