Enviros Sue EPA Over Lack Of Lead Bullet Regulations
Law360, New York (June 7, 2012, 6:05 PM EDT) -- A slew of environmental groups sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday, accusing it of violating the Toxic Substances Control Act in refusing to ban lead bullets for hunting and shooting sports.
The Center for Biological Diversity first petitioned the EPA to ban lead bullets in 2010. After this petition was denied, the group spearheaded a second petition, submitted in March, limiting the request to hunting and shooting uses and highlighting the public health consequences of lead bullet exposure.
Thursday’s suit, filed in Washington federal court, is a response to the agency’s April refusal to consider the second petition....
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