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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...

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...

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

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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...

New Data Supports Stricter Restrictions on 2,4-D, Chlorothalonil, Diuron

by Josh Vincent — last modified Mar 18, 2011 04:42 PM
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An evaluation of the National Marine Fisheries Service's (NMFS) fourth Biological Opinion (BiOp) on pesticide risks to threatened and endangered Pacific salmon. Focusing on 2,4-D, diuron, linuron, triclopyr BEE, captan and chlorothalonil. read more...

Cleaner Water from No-Spray Buffer Zones

by Josh Vincent — last modified Mar 10, 2011 01:03 PM
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A look at recent modeling that shows how no-spray buffers reduce pesticide contamination along waterways. read more...

Get the Facts on Endangered Salmon

by Josh Vincent — last modified Feb 18, 2011 02:45 PM
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NCAP and allies at Earthjustice and Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations have put together a factsheet summarizing the case for new pesticide buffer zones protecting endangered salmon. read more...