Toxic metals

Anglers Fear State EPA Study Would Bring Ban On Lead In Fishing GearCalifornia's Department of Toxic Substances Control, a part of the state Environmental Protection Agency, is getting a virtual earful from the sportfishing industry over the agency's proposed investigation into the use of toxic substances -- including lead, zinc and copper -- in fishing gear.
New California Law Limits Toxic Cadmium In JewelryCalifornia became the largest state to limit the toxic metal cadmium in children's jewelry on Monday, effectively creating a new national standard ahead of promised federal action.
Congresswoman Takes Aim at Toxic Childrens' Products