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Tug of War

by Josh Vincent — last modified Dec 21, 2011 05:03 PM
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2011's story of environmental groups, chemical companies, and the battle for science. read more...

Sink or Swim

by Josh Vincent — last modified Dec 21, 2011 04:46 PM

if you were on a ship that was sinking, would you climb in a lifeboat and start rowing, or would you throw the lifeboat overboard to lighten the load? This seemingly easy-to-answer question has given Congress a hard time in the form of ‘What to do with sustainable agriculture programs now that the economy is failing?’ read more...

Wild About Bed Bugs

by Josh Vincent — last modified Dec 21, 2011 04:41 PM
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Call him the ‘Bed Bug Czar.’ Jon Wild is a property manager with Home Forward, a public housing provider in Portland, Oregon. read more...

Northwest Meets South Asia

by Josh Vincent — last modified Dec 21, 2011 04:24 PM

In 2011, NCAP was fortunate enough to meet with activist Vandana Shiva. Get the scoop on that conversation here. read more...

GE Deregulation Hearing Comes to Corvallis

by Josh Vincent — last modified Nov 10, 2011 07:40 PM
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The USDA/APHIS is holding a public hearing on deregulating genetically engineered 'Roundup Ready' sugarbeets in Corvallis, OR on November 17th. read more...

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...