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Food and Farm Bill Moving Forward

by Josh Vincent — last modified May 21, 2012 06:53 PM

A status report on the Senate version of the 2012 Food and Farm Bill. read more...

Audio Released from PIELC Panel!

by jpovolny — last modified May 08, 2012 03:41 PM

Audio of an experts panel, The Endangered Species Act as a Pesticide Reform Tool, presented by NCAP at the 2012 University of Oregon School of Law Public Interest Environmental Law Conference. read more...

Final Comments on NMFS' 5th Biological Opinion

by Josh Vincent — last modified May 04, 2012 01:54 PM

NCAP's full and final comments on the 5th Biological Opinion issued by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) examining EPA's registration of pesticides containing Oryzalin, Pendimethalin, and Trifluralin. read more...

Footage Released from Toxics On Trial!

by jpovolny — last modified May 03, 2012 04:03 PM

Full video of an experts' panel on legal legacies in pesticide reform, presented by NCAP at the 2012 University of Oregon Public Interest Environmental Law Conference. read more...

Sustainable Landscaping Educational Series for McKenzie Residents

by Josh Vincent — last modified Apr 23, 2012 12:07 PM

Schedule and details for an upcoming series of sustainable landscaping workshops offered for resident's along the McKenzie river. read more...

A brief summary of the risks found in the Biological Opinion

by Josh Vincent — last modified Apr 09, 2012 12:40 PM
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On March 30, 2012 the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) released a draft Biological Opinion evaluating the risk of three herbicides - oryzalin, pendimethalin and trifluralin - on threatened and endangered Pacific salmon and steelhead. Below is a short summary of NMFS’s findings. read more...

Fisheries Service Finds Three Herbicides Imperil West Coast Salmon

by Josh Vincent — last modified Apr 09, 2012 12:29 PM
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The detailed analysis highlights failings in EPA's current regulation of pesticides. read more...

Multiple Failings in EPA’s Pesticide Regulation Exposed by Analysis of Herbicides Risk to Salmon

by Josh Vincent — last modified Apr 09, 2012 12:24 PM
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Healthy Harvest: NCAP's Annual Event 2012

by Josh Vincent — last modified Apr 02, 2012 07:26 PM
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Farmers Speak Out On 2012 Farm Bill

by Jennifer Miller — last modified Mar 21, 2012 07:31 PM

Oregon Farmer Travels to Washington, DC to meet with Congressman Kurt Schrader read more...