EPA reiterates effort to dismiss fluoride challenge

December 18, 2020
EPA its reiterating its arguments that a federal court should dismiss plaintiffs’ challenge to the agency’s rejection of their request to ban the practice of fluoridating drinking water under TSCA, with EPA renewing its charges that petitioners lack standing to bring such a challenge. “Plaintiffs lack standing and, thus, this Court lacks subject matter jurisdiction. Without it, the only function remaining for the Court is to dismiss this case,” Justice Department attorneys argue in a Dec. 17 brief for EPA...

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