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Critic’s Misguided View of Gun Ranges Bill;NSSF Provides Facts

In response to a recent op-ed in the Colorado Springs Gazette (“Government should not be in the shooting range business”), doctor NSSF would like to help clarify what the Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act (S. 1249/H.R. 3065) will accomplish.

First, more about however, we must correct some statements the writer has made. The [...]

Rodriguez Range Project Gets Boost From Mother Nature


NASA: Cure ‘Kessler Syndrome’ by shooting lasers into space

Nasa is considering using lasers to deflect space junk around Earth and stop it colliding with satellites.

Lasers similar to those used for welding in car factories would be fired through telescopes to ‘nudge’ piles of rubbish left in orbit. The gentle movement would stop them from taking out communications satellites or hitting the International [...]

Senator’s Bill To Protect Traditional Ammunition

Following continued attacks by anti-hunting groups to ban traditional ammunition (ammunition containing lead-core components) under the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) of 1976, look Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) earlier today introduced legislation to clarify the longstanding exemption of ammunition under the act. The bill is being championed by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) – [...]

EPA Denial On Lead Hunting Ammunition Ban

Facing strong opposition from U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe and others, approved a key federal agency denied a petition Friday seeking a ban on lead ammunition used by hunters.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, however, said it would continue to review another section of the petition on the use of lead in fishing tackle.

In denying [...]

EPA Considering Ban on Traditional Ammunition

With the fall hunting season fast approaching, view the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under Lisa Jackson, who was responsible for banning bear hunting in New Jersey, is now considering a petition by the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) – a leading anti-hunting organization – to ban all traditional ammunition under the Toxic Substance Control Act [...]

The First Flywheel Power Storage Plant?

With the rise in renewable energy sources comes a corresponding need for reliable power storage devices–all that solar power gathered during the day needs to still be available at night, after all. Enter Beacon Power’s $69 million flywheel storage plant. The facility harnesses 200 flywheels that store power from natural gas plants as kinetic energy [...]


The federal Environmental Protection Agency has received a petition to ban lead in hunting ammunition and fishing tackle, site and Oregon wildlife officials are watching with some concern.

Also worried are people in the shooting sports.

“This is a serious issue for anyone who likes to target practice, shoot for fun or enjoy hunting, and [...]

USSAF,Crosman Promote Scout Conservation

The U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation (USSAF) and the Crosman Corporation have partnered to offer boy scouts from across the nation and around the world special passports that guides them through the 17- acre conservation trail that is part of the Boy Scouts’ National Jamboree.

Each scout that participated on the conservation trail will receive a [...]

Traveling-Wave Reactor = next-gen in portable power?

A company backed by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Toshiba are in early talks to jointly develop a small nuclear reactor [...]