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.”You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- TSCA Section 21 Petition Requesting EPA to Regulate Lead in Fishing Tackle (PDF)(42 pp, 525 K, November 16, 2011)
- EPA Letter Acknowledging Receipt of Section 21 Petition (PDF)(1 pg, 227 K, December 7, 2011)
- EPA Response to TSCA Section 21 Petition (PDF)(2 pp, 307 K, February 14, 2012)