Trump’s Administration Increases risks of Poisoning Bald Eagle.

 

In January, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a new policy to phase out the use of lead ammo and fishing tackle on more than 150 million acres of national wildlife refuges and other agency lands and waterways.

Lead is a deadly toxin—one we’ve known about for ages—and it’s killing eagles around the nation. It’s well documented that it’s been the number one source of human-caused mortality for the endangered California condor. Between 10 and 20 million birds and other animals from more than 130 species die each year from lead poisoning.

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