Originally Posted by GAFinch
There was talk in the past of the EPA banning lead ammo due to environmental contamination. Holder explicitly said a week ago that executive orders are coming, but didn't offer specifics.
The EPA came out after that petition and specifically said they had absolutely no jurisdiction over the lead in ammunition, and that they basically weren't going to touch the issue with a 10 foot pole.
Executive Orders only have so much power.
Any kind of wide-reaching ban legislation is highly unlikely to clear the House.