Judge Hands Down Mixed Evidentiary Rulings Ahead Of Novel TSCA Trial

May 13, 2020
A federal judge says he is “inclined” to bar witnesses from describing fluoridation’s health benefits in a landmark trial on whether EPA must regulate drinking water fluoridation under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), saying they are irrelevant to risk evaluation under the law, the latest pre-trial loss for the agency ahead of the June 8 arguments. During a May 8 hearing in Food & Water Watch, Inc. et al v. EPA , Judge Edward Chen of the U.S. District...

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