You are here: Home Blog

Blog

Welcome to NCAP's blog: The Buzz! Here you'll find everything you ever wanted to know about the latest efforts to reduce pesticides, tips for finding effective alternatives, and what you can do to help create a safe world and protect the health of people and the environment.

New Data Supports Stricter Restrictions on 2,4-D, Chlorothalonil, Diuron

by Josh Vincent — last modified Mar 18, 2011 04:42 PM
Filed Under:

An evaluation of the National Marine Fisheries Service's (NMFS) fourth Biological Opinion (BiOp) on pesticide risks to threatened and endangered Pacific salmon. Focusing on 2,4-D, diuron, linuron, triclopyr BEE, captan and chlorothalonil. read more...

Public Comments on Iodomethane Petition

by Josh Vincent — last modified Mar 17, 2011 05:49 PM
Filed Under:

Send comments to the EPA supporting a petition to ban the soil fumigant, iodomethane (methyl iodide). read more...

Cleaner Water from No-Spray Buffer Zones

by Josh Vincent — last modified Mar 10, 2011 01:03 PM
Filed Under:

A look at recent modeling that shows how no-spray buffers reduce pesticide contamination along waterways. read more...

Organic Farming Systems Webinar Series

by Josh Vincent — last modified Mar 09, 2011 12:18 PM
Filed Under:

Select presentations from the USDA ERS 2011 Organic Farming Systems Conference (March 16-18) will be viewable online. read more...

Community Meeting on New IPM Policy

by Kathryn Goldman — last modified Mar 07, 2011 03:15 PM
Filed Under:

As a county-wide pesticide reform campaign unfolds, PAN BC has been documenting the process for activists elsewhere who want to address pesticide use in their own communities. Here’s an update from the recent community meeting about the city of Ketchum’s new draft IPM policy. read more...

Idaho IPM Campaign Gathers Steam

by Josh Vincent — last modified Feb 18, 2011 07:38 PM
Filed Under:

An update from Kathryn Goldman, who is pushing for a county-wide IPM policy to eliminate pesticide uses in public places. read more...

Get the Facts on Endangered Salmon

by Josh Vincent — last modified Feb 18, 2011 02:45 PM
Filed Under:

NCAP and allies at Earthjustice and Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations have put together a factsheet summarizing the case for new pesticide buffer zones protecting endangered salmon. read more...

Idaho Activists Seek Pesticide-free Places

by Josh Vincent — last modified Feb 15, 2011 12:59 PM

Citizens in Blaine County, Idaho meet with local government to discuss pesticide use in parks, schools and other public places. read more...

Help NCAP Win $5,000!

by Shelly Connor — last modified Feb 01, 2011 10:42 AM
Filed Under:

This is a great opportunity to help NCAP win $5,000! read more...

Salmon Pesticide Protections Under Attack by Politicians

by Josh Vincent — last modified Jan 28, 2011 04:00 PM
Filed Under:

House Natural Resources Chair Rep. Doc Hastings and 17 other House members take action to bolster the pesticide industry read more...