Judge Codifies Key Rulings Ahead Of Landmark TSCA Trial On Fluoride

May 27, 2020
The federal judge overseeing the first-time trial next month on whether EPA must regulate water fluoridation under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) has codified his earlier verbal rulings barring the agency from presenting evidence on the practice’s benefits while leaving the door open for EPA to argue that it could defer any regulation. In a recent order that fills in several key procedural details ahead of the trial that is slated to begin June 8, Judge Edward Chen of...

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