"A law undoing the Hirst decision would ensure a path to uncertainty and litigation. The Squaxin Island Tribe knows this path is undesirable.
We care deeply about maintaining rural development, healthy economies and thriving fish populations for the long haul. We care about working with neighbors to develop creative approaches.
We can protect instream flows for fish and senior water rights holders and still have responsible development. But to get there, we need to understand what Hirst actually does..."