2007 CPEO Military List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lennysiegel@gmail.com>
Date: 21 Jun 2007 16:13:59 -0000
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: [CPEO-MEF] "EPA prepares to lift lead ammo ban" (MA)
EPA prepares to lift lead ammo ban

By Amanda Lehmert
Cape Cod Times (MA)
June 21, 2007

BOURNE - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials are ready to allow a temporary suspension of the lead ammunition ban at Camp Edwards - pending last-minute suggestions or comments from Cape residents.

Last night, as EPA officials kicked off a two-week public comment period on the Massachusetts National Guard's request to use lead ammo at the base, some residents urged regulators to carefully watch how the military uses lead ammunition during a 17-month trial period that could start in August.

"We will definitely be back a year from now saying what worked and what didn't work," the EPA's Lynne Jennings told Cape residents last night at the Bourne Best Western.


For the entire article, see


Lenny Siegel
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