EPA Seeks To End TSCA Petition Challenge Over Water Fluoridation

October 10, 2019
EPA is renewing its bid to end environmental and public health groups’ efforts to obtain a court ruling on the merits of their petition asking EPA to ban drinking water fluoridation because of human health risks, in a case testing a little-used section of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) shortly after the court denied EPA’s appeal to delay a trial. The case is being closely watched as it appears to be the first in which a federal court would...

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