Ammunition giant Alliant Techsystems has "embarked on the somewhat oxymoronic quest," the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports, "to design a new 'green' bullet that is every bit as lethal to people but doesn't pose the same threat to the environment as lead-based ones.""If Alliant is successful," the paper notes, "the U.S. military hopes to eliminate lead from most of its bullets over the next decade."
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