What it contains

Lead-based firearm shot was used by hunters in Victorian wetlands until it was banned in 1994. EPA sampled water and sediment at several Victorian recreational water bodies during winter 2017. The purpose of the study was to provide preliminary information about the potential for environmental and health risks from lead remaining in these water bodies,
Publication number
Contaminated environments; Water
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Release date
11 December 2017

Reviewed 31 August 2023