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EPA Finalizes Stronger Steam Buffers to Protect Imperiled Salmon from Pesticides

by Ashley Chesser — last modified Aug 18, 2014 12:22 PM

Agreement restores reasonable no-spray zones for five toxic insecticides 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...

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...

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


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...

Salmon Pesticide Protections Under Attack by Politicians

by Josh Vincent — last modified Jan 28, 2011 04:00 PM
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House Natural Resources Chair Rep. Doc Hastings and 17 other House members take action to bolster the pesticide industry read more...

Update: Clean Water for Salmon

by Josh Vincent — last modified Dec 17, 2010 07:27 PM
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