In Latest EPA Defeat, Judge Orders More Discovery In TSCA Fluoride Suit

October 22, 2018
A federal judge has ordered EPA to provide internal documents and allow plaintiffs to depose agency staff on the risks posed by fluoridation, mandates that highlight the effect of an earlier ruling allowing the plaintiffs to introduce new evidence in their landmark Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) suit rather than limiting it to the agency's record. In an Oct. 4 order , Judge Edward Chen, of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, ordered EPA to release...

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