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Join the Ladybug Lovely

by Shelly Connor — last modified Aug 17, 2010 04:17 PM
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Ladybugs are great at protecting our gardens from pests and pesticides. The same can be said for NCAP members who join the Ladybug Lovely monthly giving program. read more...

Toxic Strawberries: The Latest on Methyl Iodide

by Josh Vincent — last modified Aug 06, 2010 02:09 PM

Senator Dianne Feinstein of California is asking the EPA to reconsider its decision to approve methyl iodide for use. read more...

Help Pass the Toughest Bill Ever Aimed at Toxic Chemicals

by Josh Vincent — last modified Aug 03, 2010 04:47 PM
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HR 5820, also known as the Toxic Chemicals Safety Act, has been proposed by congressmen Bobby Rush (D-IL) and Henry Waxman (D-CA) as a much needed overhaul to the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act. If passed, it could yield great improvements on the fronts of corporate accountability and consumer safety. Please contact your legislators today and urge them to support this bill. read more...

Support the Endocrine Disruption Prevention Act

by Josh Vincent — last modified Aug 03, 2010 12:55 PM

Take action to help pass a new bill that would fund sustained research on the health impacts of endocrine disrupting chemicals! read more...

Is Your Strawberry Shortcake Toxic?

by aseligmann — last modified Jun 30, 2010 05:10 PM

Sign the Petition to Keep Methyl Iodide off Your Strawberries! Strawberries usually mean sweetness and summer, but unless we speak up, strawberry production in California could become better known for causing cancer, birth defects and miscarriages. California is considering allowing the use of a highly toxic chemical on strawberry fields. This affects all of us, since 90% of U.S. strawberries are grown in California . Can you take action to stop the use of methyl iodide for strawberries? read more...

Save the Organic Certification Cost-Share Program

by ncap — last modified Jun 24, 2010 04:50 PM
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Take Action! Save the Organic Certification Cost-Share Program. This important program assists small and mid-size farmers with defraying some of the costs of the organic certification process. H.R. 5326 is a threat to this program. read more...

Calling all photographers!

by aseligmann — last modified Jun 24, 2010 04:34 PM

We need your help to show the world how beautiful pesticide-free parks really are! read more...