EPA Rejects Fluoride Ban But Details New TSCA Path To Revive Request

February 24, 2017
EPA is rejecting health groups' petition seeking a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) ban on drinking water fluoridation after finding it lacked adequate evidence of neurological risks to justify a ban, but the agency is also offering guidance on how to craft petitions to win reviews of potential bans under last year's revised TSCA. In a notice scheduled for publication in the Feb. 27 Federal Register , EPA argues that the Nov. 23 petition to ban drinking water fluoridation --...

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