Gallery: Wildlife Lead Poisoning: EPA Sued Over Failure to Regulate Spe...

 

Not only does the US need tougher gun control, but it also needs stronger laws in the regulation of lead in ammunition. Unfortunately, the Environmental Protection Agency has not done enough to mitigate issues related to lead poisoning in the wild, so several green groups are taking them to court. The groups are claiming that exposure to the toxic metal from spent ammunition poses a risk to millions of birds and human health.

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