Protecting Puget Sound Chinook Salmon, Bull Trout, and Steelhead

Protecting Puget Sound Chinook Salmon, Bull Trout, and Steelhead The Puyallup River originates in glaciers along the slopes of Mount Rainier in the Cascade Mountains in Washington and flows through lands owned by the Puyallup Tribe to Commencement Bay in Puget Sound....

Restoring the Similkameen River by Removing Enloe Dam

Restoring the Similkameen River by removing Enloe Dam WELC is challenging a proposal to restart power generation at Enloe Dam on the Similkameen River in Washington state. The proposed power plant, if built, would mean that the 94 foot concrete wall that is Enloe Dam...

Washington Sustainable Agriculture

Washington State Sustainable Agriculture The water quality of Washington state’s Puget Sound has been and continues to be degraded by pollution from factory farms called concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). Although there are approximately 1,200 CAFOs...

Protecting Washington’s Atmosphere as a Public Trust

Protecting Washington’s Atmosphere as a Public Trust In 2014, on behalf of several youth climate activists and working in collaboration with Plant for the Planet, Climate Change for Families and Our Children’s Trust, WELC requested the Washington Department of...