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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...

Help Protect Threatened Salmon and Steelhead from Pesticides

by Josh Vincent — last modified Jun 01, 2011 06:00 PM


Amending FIFRA through S. 718

by Josh Vincent — last modified May 23, 2011 01:44 PM
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Background info on a current Senate bill that proposes to remove pesticide regulations protecting water quality. read more...

A New List of Cancer-causing Pesticides

by Josh Vincent — last modified May 10, 2011 02:48 PM
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EPA's 2010 List of Chemicals Evaluated for Carcinogenic Potential read more...

A House Divided...

by Josh Vincent — last modified Apr 21, 2011 01:21 PM
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The House Committee on Natural Resources has sent conflicting messages to the White House and EPA regarding the impacts of pesticides on endangered salmon. read more...

Round 1 Comments Complete

by Josh Vincent — last modified Apr 06, 2011 03:32 PM

Comments on the Endangered Species Act Section 7 Consultation Draft Biological Opinion for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Registration of Pesticides Containing 2,4-D, Captan, Chlorthalonil, Diuron, Linuron, and Triclopyr BEE. Docket No. EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0654 read more...

Support Clean Water! Oppose HR 872

by Josh Vincent — last modified Mar 23, 2011 05:20 PM
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NRDC and Baykeeper's analysis of FIFRA vs. CWA, along with talking points for contacting your representatives in congress in opposition to HR 872. read more...

Idaho IPM Campaign Gathers Steam

by Josh Vincent — last modified Feb 18, 2011 07:38 PM
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An update from Kathryn Goldman, who is pushing for a county-wide IPM policy to eliminate pesticide uses in public places. read more...

California Tax Dollars Fund Pro-pesticide Campaign

by Josh Vincent — last modified Nov 22, 2010 01:53 PM
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The California Department of Food and Agriculture and the USDA award $180,000 to pesticide PR campaign. read more...

The Buzz on Corporate CCD Research

by Josh Vincent — last modified Oct 20, 2010 01:31 PM
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A summary of the recent media discussion on possible causes of bee colony collapse disorder. read more...