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Lead ammo poisons wildlife but too expensive to change, hunters say (AUDIO)

Monday, February 20, 2017 6:25
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On the day before President Trump’s inauguration, the outgoing Obama administration passed a last-minute directive, banning the use of lead ammunition and fishing sinkers on federal land. Recently, the deteriorating health of a bald eagle showed the effects of lead poisoning. Obama’s regulation is intended to protect wildlife from exactly that. But hunters are hoping Trump will soon overturn it.

[ NPR ]

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