Articles Tagged With ‘Lead’

High lead poisoning rates found in California communities

Though not typically associated with California communities, childhood lead poisoning is prevalent in several areas of the state, particularly Fresno County. At least 29 California communities have childhood lead poisoning rate that are at least as high as in Flint,... (Continue reading)

California hunters may lose lead bullets

Governor Jerry Brown may make California the first state in the country to ban the use of lead bullets for the purpose of hunting. [SF Gate] AB 711, which would require hunters to use ammunition made from a metal other... (Continue reading)

State lead bullet ban proposed

A state Senate panel will consider a proposal today to completely ban the use of lead ammunition in California. If the measure by Assemblyman Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) makes it into law, all lead would be banned in bullets, shell shot... (Continue reading)