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On First Day Trump Appointee Rolls Back Protections for Wildlife, Hunters From Toxic Lead


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On First Day Trump Appointee Rolls Back Protections for Wildlife, Hunters From Toxic Lead

Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON - On his first full day in office, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke issued an order revoking the phaseout of lead ammunition and fishing tackle on national wildlife refuges. The order reverses the position of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service under President Obama that called for a phaseout of the use of toxic lead on refuges by 2022.

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