• DECADES OF EFFECTIVE ADVOCACY AND CREDIBILITY

    Established in 1969, NWEA works through advocacy and education to use federal environmental laws, such as the Clean Water Act, to protect and restore water quality and habitat in the Northwest and the nation...Read more

 


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Puget Sound aquatic species endangered by Federal inaction

Puget Sound aquatic species endangered by Federal inaction

January 17, 2016
Lawsuit Challenges Federal Inaction To Evaluate Toxic Effects in Puget Sound Federal inaction is putting threatened and endangered species that use Puget Sound and other Washington waters at greater risk, according ...

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NWEA gets Fed action on Oregon water temperature

NWEA gets Fed action on Oregon water temperature

January 4, 2016
Oregon’s Water Temperature; the Saga Continues NWEA has been working for protective water temperature standards in Oregon for 23 years. Now, two successful lawsuits later, the nation’s fish expert agency has ...

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Federal Court Rules EPA’S Ship Discharge Permit Illegal

Federal Court Rules EPA’S Ship Discharge Permit Illegal

October 5, 2015
Today’s court decision completely vindicates the effort NWEA started nearly 17 years ago, to regulate ship discharge of ballast water laden with invasive species under the Clean Water Act.  In ...

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