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A coyote is shown near vegetation in this 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife handout photo released to Reuters September 24, 2014. Officials in Seal Beach, California, beset by a surge in coyote attacks on pets, have approved a plan to trap and kill some of the wild canines roaming the town. Photo by: US Fish and Wildlife Service/Reuters
EPA reverses approval for poison traps used by ranchers

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday reversed its preliminary decision allowing continued use of deadly sodium cyanide traps, blamed for injuring people and pets as well as their intended targets of coyotes and other predators.

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