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A Small Dose of Toxicology

by Josh Vincent — last modified Jul 12, 2012 04:18 PM
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Steven Gilbert's excellent book, A Small Dose of Toxicology, is now available in its 2nd edition as a free download. read more...

The Next Rachel Carson?

by Josh Vincent — last modified Jun 21, 2012 05:32 PM
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A poem on nature and pesticides by 6 year old NCAP supporter Haylee-Ann. read more...

Integrated Pest Management Prevents Toxic Exposures at Oregon Schools

by Josh Vincent — last modified Jun 21, 2012 01:36 PM
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Students aren't the only ones moving on to new things this summer. Oregon schools must comply with a new IPM law by July 1. 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...

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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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...

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...

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...