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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.

Michigan :: Ordinance :: Vassar

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Vassar, Michigan Code of Ordinances Sec. 78-36

Date Adopted: 
Mon, 10/01/2007
Title: 
Vassar Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
Chapter 78 - UTILITIES
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Article: 
ARTICLE II. - WATER SERVICE
Locality: 
Vassar
Division: 
DIVISION 1. - GENERALLY
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§ Sec. 78-36 Fluoridation.
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Michigan :: Ordinance :: Baroda

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Baroda, Michigan Code of Ordinances Sec. 32-19

Date Adopted: 
Mon, 06/06/2011
Title: 
Baroda Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
Chapter 32 - UTILITIES
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Article: 
ARTICLE II. - WATER
Locality: 
Baroda
Division: 
DIVISION 1. - GENERALLY
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§ Sec. 32-19 Addition of fluoride rejected.
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Michigan :: Ordinance :: Stockbridge

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Stockbridge, Michigan Code of Ordinances Sec. 34-30

Date Adopted: 
Mon, 03/05/2012
Title: 
Stockbridge Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
Chapter 34 - UTILITIES
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Article: 
ARTICLE II. - WATER SYSTEM
Locality: 
Stockbridge
Section: 
§ Sec. 34-30 Fluoridation.
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Virginia :: Ordinance :: Radford

Date Adopted: 
Mon, 04/11/2011
Title: 
Radford Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
PART II - CODE OF ORDINANCES
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Article: 
Chapter 110 - UTILITIES
Part: 
ARTICLE III. - WATER
Locality: 
Radford
Division: 
DIVISION 3. - FLUORIDATION OF MUNICIPAL WATER SUPPLY
Section: 
Sec. 110-141. - Authority of city manager.
Sec. 110-142. - Rules and regulations of state department of health.
Sec. 110-143. - Administration of addition of fluoride.
Sec. 110-144. - Annual budget provision.
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Virginia :: Ordinance :: Bristol

Date Adopted: 
Tue, 05/08/2012
Title: 
Bristol Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
PART II - CODE
Article: 
Chapter 90 - UTILITIES
Part: 
ARTICLE II. - WATER
Division: 
DIVISION 1. - GENERALLY
Section: 
§ Sec. 90-41 Fluoridation.
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Maryland :: Ordinance :: Cumberland

Date Adopted: 
Tue, 09/13/2011
Title: 
Cumberland Code of Ordinances
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Part: 
PART I - CHARTER
Locality: 
Cumberland
Section: 
§ Section 226 Fluoridation of water
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Virginia :: Ordinance :: Waynesboro

Date Adopted: 
Tue, 05/29/2012
Title: 
Waynesboro Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
PART II - CODE
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Article: 
Chapter 86 - UTILITIES
Part: 
ARTICLE II. - WATER
Locality: 
Waynesboro
Division: 
DIVISION 1. - GENERALLY
Section: 
Sec. 86-47. - Fluoridation of water—Authorized.
Sec. 86-48. - Same—Records of amounts applied; tests for fluorides.
Sec. 86-49. - Same—Liability of city for injuries to users.
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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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