Suit Over Rejected Fluoride Petition Could Test EPA's Stance On TCSA 'Uses'

September 22, 2017
EPA is poised to respond to environmentalists' suit challenging the agency's rejection of their petition seeking to ban the practice of fluoridating water under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), but the case could test EPA's stance on which chemical uses it must consider in its risk analyses as it has taken a different position on the issue in recently issued TSCA rules. The suit, Food & Water Watch Inc., et al, v. EPA filed in the U.S. District...

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