Judge Again Rejects EPA's Motion To End Landmark TSCA Citizen Suit

January 2, 2020
A federal judge has again denied EPA’s effort to end a potentially precedent-setting suit challenging the agency’s denial of a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) citizen petition seeking to ban drinking water fluoridation, though the judge also rejected plaintiffs’ competing summary judgment motion that sought a quick ruling in their favor. Judge Edward Chen’s Dec. 30 order , likely means the case, Food and Water Watch et al v. EPA , will proceed to a de novo bench trial...

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