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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Is Lead Dead?

Is Lead Dead?

During the past decade, lead's toxicity has led to steady calls from scientists, environmental groups, and animal-rights activists to ban its use in fishing products. They have already been successful at having lead shot banned for waterfowling. Now, politicians on both sides of the border have heard the noise about lead for fishing products. Read about the controversy on both sides of the issue.


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