Water Rights Decisions in Washington’s Okanogan County Uphold Agency Decisions Reducing Diversions, Increasing Instream Flows
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County of Okanogan et al. v. National Marine Fisheries Service); Methow Valley Irrigation District v. State of Washington, Department of Ecology, Washington Pollution Control Hearings Board
Okanogan County, in North Central Washington State, has been the location of a number of recent high profile water rights cases. Two decisions issued in August 2003 are being hailed by environmental interests as important victories in their quest to improve streamflows and protect fish species.
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Washington) Okanogan County
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County of Okanogan, et al. v National Marine Fisheries Service
Methow Valley Irrigation District v. State of Washington, Dept. of Ecology