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Lethal Wildlife Poison May Be Banned in US


Animals  (tags: wildlife, suffering, poison, cruelty, animalwelfare )

Jill
- 2097 days ago - aboutmyplanet.com
Compound 1080 is a colorless, odorless, tasteless, water soluble toxin, and classified as a chemical weapon by several countries for its potential threat to water supplies, yet it is still used in "livestock protection collars"



   

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Past Member (0)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 8:33 am
It's long overdue...thanks
 

Constance F (418)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 9:11 am
" California and Oregon, however, have already introduced their own bans on Compound 1080. Public comment on the possible ban is now being sought by the EPA, but any potential action will not be taken for some time. "
 

Christeen A (300)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 9:30 am
Finally. Thank you.
 

Ellen m (215)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 2:41 am
Long overdue, and still we wait.

And Wildlife Services needs to get out of the murder and kiss-a-cattlemans-butt business.

All because we humans are encroaching on their habitat, and mostly for those who have no respect for the land or animals that don't directly increase their bottom line.
 

Robert O (12)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 12:38 pm
Thanks Jill.
 

Pogle S (88)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 1:13 pm
Good idea
 

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 1:42 pm
noted good idea thx Jill
 

Sheila D (194)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 2:29 pm
Considering...doesn't mean any action will be taken. So, Where do we go to comment??
 

Ruth C (87)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 2:45 pm
Sounds great!
 

Robert K (31)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 4:19 pm
Every CEO whose company pollutes should be required to eat a pound a day of their worst pollutants and they should be required to live within 60 feet of their worst dump site.

Then maybe we'll start doing the right thing.

I may not be reasonable, but I try to be rational and seek solutions. Since they estimate that 60% of CEOs are sociopaths or psychopaths, it would be no big loss. Also, since the ability to run a corporation requires an estimated 122 IQ and to be a competent electrician you need a 131, it seems clear that exactly the wrong people are running the show.
 

Henriette Matthijssen (154)
Friday August 23, 2013, 12:25 am
Predators are a necessary part of any healthy ecosystem, and the attempt to eliminate them to protect livestock is misguided, dangerous, expensive and ineffective. There are alternatives to this toxic poison! Thanks Jill.
 

Danuta Watola (1251)
Friday August 23, 2013, 2:47 am
noted
 

MmAway M (519)
Sunday August 25, 2013, 1:49 pm
Thank you Jill...never would be soon enough for me!
 

Leslene Dunn (84)
Monday August 26, 2013, 1:09 am
Most of our wildlife have already been slaughtered by us and they are only deciding on this now! We are less than pathetic!
 

Sara P (52)
Friday August 30, 2013, 8:18 am
Maybe????? It's necessary that this poison has to be banned immediately!!!! Stop to discuss and do it!
 

deb s (145)
Tuesday September 3, 2013, 4:53 pm
Oh i sure hope so we are moving up to help protect the animals world wide small steps but definitely moving forward in their favor this should have been addressed so long ago
 

Evelyn B (79)
Wednesday September 11, 2013, 9:27 pm
Noted Tks. Jill....
 
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