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EPA Seeks To Dismiss Fluoride Suit, Defending Stance On TSCA 'Uses' Issue

September 26, 2017
EPA is urging a federal court to dismiss environmentalists' suit challenging its rejection of their petition seeking to ban the practice of fluoridating water under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), with the agency defending its views on the key issue of which chemical uses must be considered in TSCA assessments and possible future regulation. The suit, Food & Water Watch Inc., et al, v. EPA , filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, challenges...


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