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Lead ammunition

UK: The Battle on Lead Ammunition

Half of the LEAD AMMUNITION GROUP (LAG) resigned and submit their own report on 25th of June 2015.

Countryside organisations submit their own findings to DEFRA (Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs) in response to John Swift’s “flawed” report on lead ammunition and argue that their approach is more logical and scientific than that of LAG chairman John Swift.

The new 14-page report (not yet published) suggests that DEFRA looks at only “sound evidence” of lead ammunition’s impact on wildlife, human health and livestock and work on mitigation measures based upon that evidence.

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