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Posted: 2/25/2021 10:06:26 AM EDT
A-5728/S-5058, Prohibits the use of lead ammunition in the taking of wildlife on state-owned land and on land contributing surface water to the New York city water supply, introduced to Senate EnCon 2/22/21, Assembly EnCon 2/24/21

Link Posted: 2/25/2021 8:14:43 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/26/2021 7:13:28 AM EDT
NYC Watershed facts:

https://www.nycwatershed.org/about-us/overview/croton-catskilldelaware-watersheds/#:~:text=The%20NYC%20water%20supply%20system%20consist­s%20of%20three,totals%201,972%20square%20mile­s%20

I guess I can understand the law makers feeling they should be able to restrict lead ammo use on NYS owned land, the State (actually we collectively) owns that land.

The NYC Watershed is two separate areas totaling almost 2000 square miles.

Is comprised of mostly agricultural land - forest land, small to mid-sized dairy, vegetable and mixed livestock farms and is mostly privately owned.

You do the math, they want to tell these land owners within the watershed what they can do on their own land just because the water that falls on and/or flows through their property flows is within these areas.

As a concerned property owner who owns (pays taxes to the man to stay on) land that is at the top of the hill and flows into two different watersheds...... who knows where they will want to target next?
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