24 Jan '16, 5pm

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Associated Press A California condor soars over the hills of Big Sur after being treated for lead poisoning and re-released. Citing risks to birds and to human health, roughly 100 environmental groups formally asked the federal Environmental Protection Agency this week to ban or at least impose limits on lead in the manufacturing of bullets and shotgun pellets for hunting or recreation. The use of such ammo by hunters puts about 3,000 tons of lead into the environment annually and causes the death of 20 million birds each year from lead poisoning, said Jeff Miller , a conservation advocate at one of the groups, the Center for Biological Diversity . Consumption of meat from animals that are shot with lead bullets also contributes unacceptable levels of the metal into people’s diets, Mr. Miller said in a phone interview. The ban sought by environmental groups would not apply...

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#Flint drinks lead-laden water; Republicans attack Clean Water Act. The Ecologist

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To poison all the children in an historic American city is no small feat. Even international terrorist organizations haven...