→ Approval of corrosion-inhibited copper shot as nontoxic for waterfowl hunting

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The United States Fish and Wildlife Service recently completed a 'review of the application materials for corrosion-inhibited copper shot,' concluding that 'this type of shot left in terrestrial or aquatic environments is unlikely to affect fish, wildlife, or their habitats.' The Fish and Wildlife Service is now proposing to 'approve the shot for hunting waterfowl and coots,' which would 'increase the nontoxic shot options for hunters.'