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EPA Denies Anti-Fluoride Petition

The EPA rejected a petition in August 2013 seeking to ban a form of fluoride that is commonly used to fluoridate drinking water, noting that petitioners lacked “sufficient facts” to support their case.

Tennessee Law Requires Public Notice

A Tennessee law enacted in 2012 requires local water systems to provide a minimum period of public notification before ceasing or starting fluoridation.

Florida :: Ordinance :: Manatee County

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Manatee County, Florida, Municipal Code § 2-31-4 (2011).

Date Adopted: 
Thu, 09/01/2011
Title: 
PART II - MANATEE COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES
Chapter: 
Chapter 2-31 - WATER, SEWERS AND SEWAGE DISPOSAL
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Article: 
ARTICLE I. - IN GENERAL
Locality: 
Manatee County
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§ 2-31-4 Fluoridation of county's potable water system.
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Florida :: Ordinance :: Naples

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Naples, Florida, Municipal Code § 30-31 (2011).

Date Adopted: 
Wed, 10/05/2011
Title: 
Naples Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
PART II - CODE OF ORDINANCES
Article: 
Chapter 30 - PUBLIC WORKS
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Part: 
ARTICLE II. - WATER
Locality: 
Naples
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DIVISION 1. - GENERALLY
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§ 30-31 General water service regulations; private water systems.
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Florida :: Ordinance :: Broward County

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Broward County, Florida, Municipal Code § 34-118; Broward County, Florida, Municipal Code § 34-119; Broward County, Florida, Municipal Code § 34-120; Broward County, Florida, Municipal Code § 34-121; Broward County, Florida, Municipal Code § 34-122.

Title: 
PART II - CODE OF ORDINANCES
Chapter: 
Chapter 34 - WATER AND SEWERS
Article: 
ARTICLE V. - FLUORIDATION
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§ 34-118 Legislative findings.
§ 34-119. - Application.
§ 34-120. - Fluoridation required in applicable districts; manner of fluoridation; evidence of compliance.
§ 34-121. - Extensions of time for compliance.
§ 34-122. - Violations.
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Michigan :: Ordinance :: Iron Mountain

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Iron Mountain, Michigan Code of Ordinances Sec. 12.8

Date Adopted: 
Mon, 06/06/2011
Title: 
Iron Mountain Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
PART I - CHARTER
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Article: 
CHAPTER XII. - UTILITIES
Locality: 
Iron Mountain
Section: 
§ Sec. 12.8 Fluoridation prohibited.
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Michigan :: Ordinance :: Thomas Township

Citation: 

Thomas Township, (Saginaw Co.), Michigan Code of Ordinances 8-2-11

Title: 
TITLE 8 - WATER AND SEWER
Date Adopted: 
Fri, 05/13/2011
Chapter: 
CHAPTER 2 - WATER SYSTEM
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Locality: 
Thomas Township
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§ 8-2-11 FLUORIDE ADDITION TO WATER:
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Michigan :: Ordinance :: Milford Charter Township

Citation: 

Milford Charter Township, Michigan Code of Ordinances Sec. 30-22

Date Adopted: 
Wed, 05/18/2011
Title: 
Milford Chrtr Township Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
Chapter 30 - UTILITIES
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Article: 
ARTICLE II. - WATER AND SEWER SERVICE
Locality: 
Milford Charter Township
Division: 
DIVISION 1. - GENERALLY
Section: 
§ Sec. 30-22 Fluoridation rejected.
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Michigan :: Ordinance :: Leoni Township (Jackson County)

Title: 
Leoni Township Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
Chapter 38 - UTILITIES
Article: 
ARTICLE II. - WATER
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Locality: 
Leoni Township
Division: 
DIVISION 1. - GENERALLY
Section: 
§ Sec. 38-31 Fluoridation rejected.
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Missouri :: Ordinance :: Sullivan

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Sullivan's City Council passed Ordiance 3667, eliminating the city's fluoridation requirement, repealing Sullivan Code 705.050. 

See also James B. Bartle, Fluoridation Repealed In Sullivan, Three Ordinances Approved, Sullivan Independent News (June 2, 2015), available at http://www.mysullivannews.com/2015/06/fluoridation-repealed-in-sullivan-....

 

Last updated: June 19, 2015.  

 

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Michigan :: Ordinance :: West Branch

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On June 1, 2015, West Branch City Counsel voted 6-1 to increase water fluoridation levels to the state and Federal recommended 0.7 ppm. See Matt Varcak, "City votes to increase level of fluoride in the water," Ogemaw County Herald (June 1, 2015), available at http://www.ogemawherald.com/stories/City-votes-to-increase-level-of-fluoride-in-water,101683.   

 

Last updated June 19, 2015.

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New York :: Administrative Code

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The additions to the New York Public Health Code prevent jurisdictions already participating in water fluoridation from ceasing their program without first providing a notice to the public and a ninety-day comment period.

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NY PUB HEALTH § 1100–a

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Mon, 04/13/2015
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West Virginia :: Local Authority :: Clarksburg

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Clarksburg, WV has voted to take bids for all of its water treatment chemicals save for fluoride, essentially ending water fluoridation in the jurisdiction.  See http://wvmetronews.com/2015/05/11/clarksburg-water-board-votes-to-end-practice-of-fluoridation/.  The Water Board has decided to continue to discuss the issue even after not voting to fund any fluoride contracts. See http://www.theet.com/news/local/water-board-to-resume-discussions-about-fluoride/article_4000700a-30b8-5d34-a8db-bb29463c472c.html

Last Updated: May 19, 2015

Michigan :: Ogemaw County :: Consideration

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The West Branch (Michigan) city counsel will consider whether to add fluoride to its water supply in the near future.  See http://ogemawherald.com/stories/City-to-consider-adding-additional-fluor....

 

Last updated: April 10, 2015.  

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