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Assessing and Managing Chemicals under TSCA

TSCA Section 21 Petition Requesting EPA to Regulate Lead in Fishing Tackle

This petition requests EPA to promulgate regulations under section 6 of TSCA to protect the "environment from fishing tackle containing lead (including fishing weights, sinkers, lures, jigs, and/or other tackle) of various sizes and uses that are ingested by wildlife, resulting in lead exposure.”

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