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Obama Administration Agrees to Stronger Protections for Salmon from Pesticides

by Ashley Chesser — last modified Jun 05, 2014 11:24 AM
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Fishing and conservation groups praise stronger stream buffers from toxic sprays 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...

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...

Tell DEQ: Protect Our Salmon Now!

by Josh Vincent — last modified Sep 13, 2012 06:48 PM
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Support a petition asking the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to incorporate new pesticide restrictions into their water quality standards. read more...

House Farm Bill Seeks to Lift Crucial Environmental Safeguards

by Josh Vincent — last modified Jul 17, 2012 02:40 PM

Sections 10016 and 10017 of the House version of the farm bill would undermine longstanding safeguards designed to protect water, people, and wildlife from the impacts of pesticides. 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...