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Court dismisses case on lead ammunition

SHOOTING -- The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia today dismissed a lawsuit brought by environmental groups seeking to force the Environmental Protection Agency to ban ammunition containing ...

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More heat on hunters to get the lead out

HUNTING -- Birding and wildlfie groups are focusing the spotlight on hunters and shooters who use lead shot and bullets claiming that 20 million birds die each year of lead ...

TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2011

Lead for hunting, fishing getting heavily criticized

HUNTING/FISHING -- Editorials by leaders in the hunting and fishing community, findings from several new studies, and action by the U.S. military are prompting conservation groups to press Congress to re-evaluate ...

WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2011

Are the fish safe to eat? Find out here

FISHING -- Advisories for how much fish should be consumed from area waters that may be affected by mercury, PCBs or other contaminants are available in: Idaho online or  (866) ...

THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2011

Lead tackle restricted at 13 lakes

FISHING -- Starting Sunday, the use of lead fishing tackle will be restricted in northern Washington at 13 lakes frequented by nesting common loons. After a year of discussion and ...


Bill would remove lead tackle, bullets from EPA rule

ENVIRONMENT -- Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers, R-Wash., is co-sponsoring a bill in Congress that would protect fishing and hunting gear from environmental lawsuits, according to a report in Northwest Sportsman Magazine. ...

FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2011

Non-lead ammo may spare critters in Wyoming

WILDLIFE — Wyoming researchers say the distribution of nonlead ammunition to hunters in Jackson Hole is likely helping prevent lead poisoning of ravens, eagles and other scavengers.  But the study is ...

THURSDAY, FEB. 10, 2011

SATURDAY, JAN. 1, 2011

Washington lead restrictions advance today

ENVIRONMENT - Washington is taking another step today in giving lead the boot in the state's hunting and fishing circles. Although pheasant releases won't resume until next fall in Eastern ...

THURSDAY, NOV. 25, 2010


Lead tackle restrictions to be considered

FISHING – Restrictions on use of lead fishing tackle at 13 lakes with nesting loons will be considered by the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission when it meets Dec. 2-4 ...

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.


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