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'Leadheads' Sue EPA

Updated: December 6, 2010, 10:04 AM ET
By Robert Montgomery | B.A.S.S. Senior Writer

Refusing to take "no" for an answer, three environmental groups have sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in U.S. District Court, hoping that a judge will force the agency to ban lead in fishing tackle and ammunition.

"The EPA has the ability to protect America's wildlife from ongoing preventable lead poisoning, but continues to shirk its responsibility," said Jeff Miller from the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD).

Earlier, the CBD and four other groups petitioned ...

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