This is not about the safety of the environment. It is back door gun control. Period.
In the early 70's the Consumer Product Safety Commission was asked if they could ban Firearms based upon public safety. They did a long report and announced that while they did not have the authority to ban guns, they DID have the authority to ban ammunition based upon the use of toxic heavy metals and carcinogenic effects of the components in gun powder and primers.
And DDT was only dangerous when used in it's concentrated form. The problem with DDT was that it was improperly used.
"Obama has ordered the launching of more Tomahawk cruise missiles than All the other Nobel Peace Prize winners combined."