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An Act Relative to the Prohibition of Fishing Gear Containing Lead
Abstract: A proposed amendment to restrict the use of lead sinkers and other fishing gear that contain lead in Massachusetts.
Source: Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Champions of Toxics Use Reduction
Abstract: Highlights a community grant that was given to a local Boy Scout for conducting a "Lead Sinker Exchange" project.
Source: Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute

Code of Massachusetts Regulations: Fishing
Abstract: Provides a list of the Massachusetts fishing regulations, including prohibitions for using lead sinkers for fishing in the Quabbin and Wachusett Reservoirs.
Source: Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game

Lead Fishing Weight Exchange
Abstract: Provides a summary and additional links to a brochure, hand-outs, and photographs from the lead sinker exchange events.
Source: Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute

Quabbin Reservoir Fishing Guide
Abstract: Provides fishing information specific to the Quabbin reservoir in Massachusetts.
Source: Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation


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