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Annual Report 2012-2013

by Josh Vincent — last modified Dec 17, 2013 07:39 PM

See what we've been up to all year, and what we have planned for 2014! NCAP's 2012-2013 Annual Report is now available. read more...

Farewell Aimee

by Josh Vincent — last modified Nov 25, 2013 01:44 PM

We give our best to long-time NCAP staff member, Aimee Code, as she begins her new position with the Xerces Society. read more...

Support Grows for Pollinator Protection Amendment in Farm Bill

by Josh Vincent — last modified Oct 23, 2013 02:16 PM

A group of 58 organizations and businesses sent a letter to Congress this morning urging support for the Hastings pollinator protection amendment to the Farm Bill. read more...

2013 Rachel Carson Awards

by Josh Vincent — last modified Oct 17, 2013 07:26 PM

Each year at Healthy Harvest, we recognize a special activist who's work on pesticide issues has made a significant difference in their community. This year the award went to not one, but TWO very special people. read more...

Study Finds Pesticides in "Bee-Friendly" Plants

by Josh Vincent — last modified Aug 14, 2013 01:54 PM
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Plants marketed as "bee-friendly" by many home and garden stores may actually contain neonicotinoid pesticides, according to a study released today by Friends of the Earth (FOE). read more...

Help Phase Out Sulfuryl Flouride!

by Josh Vincent — last modified Aug 05, 2013 03:33 PM

Industry lobbyists have secured a provision in the House Appropriations Bill for 2014 that effectively eliminates the EPA's plan to phase out the dangerous fumigant sulfuryl fluoride. Please urge your representative to strike this language. read more...

Recap: Purple Sage Farms

by Josh Vincent — last modified Jul 22, 2013 03:50 PM

Tim and Mike Sommer of Purple Sage Farms in Middleton, Idaho hosted NCAP’s first field day for the season. read more...

Letter to the White House Urging Suspension of Neonicotinoid Pesticides

by Josh Vincent — last modified Jun 21, 2013 01:03 PM
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In coalition with allied environmental health and conservation groups, NCAP is urging the White House to direct EPA to suspend registration for neonicotinoid pesticides and perform immediate further review of their risks. read more...

Federal Scientists Say EPA Should Look Closer at Pesticides

by Josh Vincent — last modified May 16, 2013 06:12 PM

The National Research Council recently issued a report recommending that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) do more to ensure that pesticides do not harm threatened and endangered fish and wildlife. read more...

Backwash: The New Old Attack on Clean Water

by Josh Vincent — last modified Apr 26, 2013 03:17 PM

Politicians from both camps are again attempting to eliminate permitting requirements for pesticide applications in or near waterways. read more...