What do you think of D.C. implementing protections for raccoons, foxes and other critters?
The raccoons, opossums and foxes that roam District neighborhoods can breathe a bit easier.
The D.C. Council gave tentative approval Tuesday to a bill that would implement tough new standards for how animal and pest control companies rid District homes and properties of unwanted wild animals.
The bill, which does not apply to residents or property managers, requires that animal control operators take "all reasonable steps" to try to guarantee the use of humane and non-lethal force in the capture of nuisance and unwanted animals. Read the full article.
October 5, 2010; 1:38 PM ET
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