BASC has rejected proposals by the UK Woodland Assurance Standard to ban the use of lead ammunition under its banner by 2023.
An update on the five-year transition towards sustainable ammunition
A five-year transition, not a one year solution
BASC has joined other shooting and rural organisations in publishing a joint statement this week on the continued five-year transition towards sustainable ammunition.
BASC spokesman Garry Doolan said: “This is a five-year transition, not a one-year solution. The logistics of moving over to sustainable ammunition, after generations of using lead shot, are substantial.
“Significant progress has been made, such as the manufacturers’ development of new sustainable and biodegradable products, but it will take time for people to continue to adapt.”
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