We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announce that Environ- Metal, Inc., of Sweet Home, Oregon, has applied for our approval of shot composed of copper and iron as nontoxic for waterfowl hunting in the United States. The shot contains a maximum of 44.1 percent copper by weight, with iron composing the rest of the shot. We have initiated review of the shot under the criteria we have set out in our nontoxic shot approval procedures in our regulations.
Agency Contact: George Allen, at 703-358-1825.
This is a proposed regulation. Comments were due on August 20, 2012.