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Background and Overview
Ecological Health Effects
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2009 Vermont Digest: Hunting, Fishing, Trapping Laws
Abstract: These links in the report provide information on regulations concerning fishing in Vermont, including restrictions on the sale and use of lead sinkers.
Source: Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department
URL: http://www.vtfishandwildlife.com/lawsdigest.cfm

Free Non-lead Sinkers
Abstract: Identifies the locations where anglers can pick up free samples of non-lead fishing sinkers in Vermont.
Source: Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife
URL: http://www.vtfishandwildlife.com/get_the_lead_out_Main.cfm

Lead Sinker Disposal Options
Abstract: Describes disposal options for anglers getting rid of their lead sinkers.
Source: Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department
URL: http://www.vtfishandwildlife.com/get_the_lead_out_disposal.c
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Lead Sinker Law Poster [PDF]
Abstract: This poster is used to inform the public about lead sinker regulations in Vermont.
Source: Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department
URL: http://www.vtfishandwildlife.com/library/factsheets/fishing/
Get_the_lead_out/Lead_Sinker_Law_Poster.pdf

Vermont Statutes Online: Conservation and Development
Abstract: Lists the regulations related to fishing in Vermont, including prohibitions on lead sinker sales and use.
Source: Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation
URL: http://www.leg.state.vt.us/statutes/fullchapter.cfm?Title=10
&Chapter=111

 


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