EPA Denies Petition to Ban Traditional Ammunition

Following a strong grassroots campaign led by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has denied a petition by the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD)– an established anti-hunting group — calling for a ban on the production and distribution of traditional ammunition. An EPA letter to the petitioners explaining the reasons for the rejection mirrored the legal arguments raised by the NSSF in its letter to the U.S.

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EPA Denies Petition to Ban Traditional Ammunition