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Saturday, February 23, 2013

New lawsuit targets rat poison regulation Featured

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According to KMUD News Director, Terri Klemetson:
"New research shows rat poisons killing 25 different animals in California.  Scientists and environmental groups are putting pressure on agencies and manufacturers to stop distributing the second-generation anti-coagulents."

Use the player below to hear more about this issue in a story aired by Terri Klemetson on the KMUD Local News on Thurs., Feb 21, 2013.

Additional Resources:

Click here for more info from Center for Biological Diversity.
Info on the Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered California Fox, Other Wildlife From Rat Poisons.
EPA Limits Most Toxic Rat Poisons in Homes But Still Leaves Wildlife at Risk
SF Gate article on the rodenticide issue

Previous KMUD News Posts:

http://www.kmud.org/news-humboldt-california/water/item/2823-groups-call-for-ban-on-rat-poisons
http://www.kmud.org/news-humboldt-california/water/item/2734-see-biologist-mourad-gabriel-pot-and-endangered-wildlife-sept-27-arcata

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