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Groups Sue Environmental Protection Agency Over Lead Ammunition and Fishing Tackle


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, habitat )

Cher
- 3103 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Three environmental groups sued the Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday to force it to prevent lead poisoning of wildlife from spent ammunition and lost fishing tackle.



   

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Carol H (229)
Wednesday November 24, 2010, 10:39 am
thanks Cher, noted
 

Gloria H (88)
Wednesday November 24, 2010, 2:14 pm
What did you expect from the NRA? Compliance? Anything that threatens their masculinity...oops! Did I just say that?
True sportmen I would imagine, could see the good in this measure wanting the best for wildlife in order to continue to be healthy enough to eat. ( I don't condone hunting, but it's not going away ). If you are stuck with the bullets, maybe there could be some sort of exchange system. Would you really want to consume game/fish (non-mercury posioned ones) with lead in it?(this is in answer to the "reason" to eat wild food as opposed to that which is factory farmed).
 

. (3)
Wednesday November 24, 2010, 2:58 pm
Neanderthal men with their guns and bullets ( and some crazy political woman you have in the US, as well, I believe? ) - and lazy anglers. The number of swans and ducks that get injured and caught in the UK because men have this inane need to sit on a river bank, dangling a stick with a line in the water. . . and too damn lazy to clear their property away properly.
 

janet f (29)
Wednesday November 24, 2010, 3:50 pm
The Environmental Protection Agency...do they do anything to actually protect the environment? Yet another misnamed, useless government agency.
 

James W (257)
Wednesday November 24, 2010, 7:43 pm
AGREE WITH ALL THE ABOVE
 

Tina Scislow (41)
Wednesday November 24, 2010, 8:26 pm
We the people need to take action. Stop buying certain products. This will force the manufacturers to change the way they do things.
 

Cheryl Ulrich (110)
Wednesday November 24, 2010, 11:31 pm
I hope they are successful ! :)
 

Marianna Molnar (9)
Thursday November 25, 2010, 6:53 am
noted
 

Esther Z (94)
Saturday November 27, 2010, 6:36 am
Noted.
 

Dianne D (490)
Saturday November 27, 2010, 4:12 pm
Good!! Hope their law suit goes in their favor and others are to come.
 
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