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Federal Judge Upholds Salmon Protections: A Big Win for Fish, Rivers, and People

by Josh Vincent — last modified Oct 31, 2011 05:55 PM

Today, a federal judge upheld measures required to protect endangered salmon and steelhead from three highly toxic pesticides. The protections were included in a biological opinion issued by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) in 2008. Pesticide manufacturers seeking to overturn those protections challenged NMFS’s findings, but the court squarely rejected their challenges. read more...

Action Alert: Save Healthy Food and Farms

by Josh Vincent — last modified Oct 26, 2011 01:13 PM
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Act now to defend organic and conservation programs within the Food and Farm Bill! read more...

Industry Misinformation Exposed

by Josh Vincent — last modified Oct 24, 2011 01:30 PM

When the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) recently concluded that several common pesticides were harmful to endangered fish, Dow Agrosciences and other pesticide manufacturers responded with a lawsuit arguing that the science was faulty. Last week, NCAP and allies submitted detailed testimony which systematically refutes their false claims. read more...

Just Label It: We Have the Right to Know

by Josh Vincent — last modified Oct 21, 2011 07:41 PM

NCAP supports the new national campaign for mandatory labeling of genetically modified foods. read more...

Congrats 2011 Rachel Carson Award Winners!

by Josh Vincent — last modified Oct 20, 2011 05:53 PM

We are proud to honor the people in our community whose efforts have resulted in more pesticide awareness, and less pesticide use. Here's a look at this year's Rachel Carson Award winners and their many accomplishments. read more...

Community Group Continues Push for IPM

by Josh Vincent — last modified Oct 04, 2011 12:32 PM

Following a rapid and successful campaign to establish a city-wide Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program, health and environmental advocates in Ketchum, Idaho are now pushing to broaden the reach of their new policy. read more...