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GLRPPR Sector Resource: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Approves an Additional Nontoxic Shot Type; Considers Four Others

Title:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Approves an Additional Nontoxic Shot Type; Considers Four Others

Abstract:
This article discusses the approval by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) of a non-toxic shot type composed of iron-tungsten-nickel for waterfowl and coot hunting in the United States. The approved shot manufactured by ENVIRON-Metal Inc. of Sweet Home, Oregon, is composed of 62 percent iron, 25 percent tungsten, and 13 percent nickel (ITN). The article also notes that the USFWS is proposes approval of four additional non-toxic shot types.

URL:
http://news.fws.gov/NewsReleases/showNews.cfm?newsId=E3C6B8D8-65BF-03E7-2F823FD07A1EA592

Source:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
August 23, 2005

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