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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.

Louisiana :: Ordinance :: Walker

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Walker, Louisiana Municipal Code § 19-201; Walker, Louisiana Municipal Code § 19-202; Walker, Louisiana Municipal Code § 19-203; Walker, Louisiana Municipal Code § 19-204; Walker, Louisiana Municipal Code § 19-205; Walker, Louisiana Municipal Code § 19-206 (2006).

Date Adopted: 
Sun, 01/01/2006
Title: 
Walker Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
Chapter 19-Utilities
Article: 
Article IV-Water
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Locality: 
Walker
Division: 
Division 3. Water Fluoridation
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Sec. 19-201. Authorization, direction and responsibility.
Sec. 19-202. Funding.
Sec. 19-203. Introduction of fluoride.
Sec. 19-204. Records.
Sec. 19-205. Effectiveness of fluoridation program.
Sec. 19-206. Severability.
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Texas :: Ordinance :: Seguin

Citation: 

Seguin, Texas, Municipal Code § 102-83 (2012).

Date Adopted: 
Tue, 08/28/2012
Title: 
Seguin Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
PART II - CODE OF ORDINANCES
Article: 
Chapter 102 - UTILITIES
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Locality: 
Seguin
Part: 
ARTICLE III. - WATER
Division: 
DIVISION 1. - GENERALLY
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§ 102-83 Fluoridation.
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Texas :: Ordinance :: Port Arthur

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Port Arthur, Texas, Municipal Code § 110-31 (2012).

Date Adopted: 
Tue, 10/16/2012
Title: 
Port Arthur Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
PART II - CODE OF ORDINANCES
Article: 
Chapter 110 - UTILITIES
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Locality: 
Port Arthur
Part: 
ARTICLE II. - WATER
Division: 
DIVISION 1. - GENERALLY
Section: 
§ 110-31 Fluoridation of water.
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South Carolina :: Ordinance :: Greenville

Citation: 

Greenville, South Carolina, Municipal Code § 44-62 (2012).

Date Adopted: 
Mon, 11/26/2012
Title: 
Greenville Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
Chapter 44 - UTILITIES
Article: 
ARTICLE III. - WATER AND SEWER SERVICE
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Locality: 
Greenville
Part: 
DIVISION 1. - GENERALLY
Section: 
§ 44-62 Fluoridation of water.

Missouri :: Ordinance :: Nevada

Citation: 

Nevada, Missouri, Municipal Code § 40-26 (2012).

Date Adopted: 
Tue, 06/19/2012
Title: 
Nevada Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
PART II - CODE
Article: 
Chapter 40 - WATER SERVICE
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Locality: 
Nevada
Section: 
§ 40-26 Fluoride in public water supply system.
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Michigan :: Ordinance :: Petoskey

Citation: 

Petoskey, Michigan, Municipal Code § 22-26 (2011).

Date Adopted: 
Mon, 09/19/2011
Title: 
Petoskey Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
PART II - CODE OF ORDINANCES
Article: 
Chapter 22 - UTILITIES
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Locality: 
Petoskey
Part: 
ARTICLE II. - WATER SUPPLY AND SEWAGE DISPOSAL SYSTEM
Division: 
DIVISION 2. - WATER
Section: 
§ 22-26 Fluoride to be used.
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Michigan :: Ordinance :: Hudson

Citation: 

Hudson, Michigan, Municipal Code § 18-27 (2012).

Date Adopted: 
Tue, 05/01/2012
Title: 
Hudson Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
PART I - CODE OF ORDINANCES
Article: 
Chapter 18 - WATER AND SEWERS
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Locality: 
Hudson
Part: 
ARTICLE II. - WATER UTILITY
Division: 
DIVISION 1. - GENERALLY
Section: 
§ 18-27 Fluoridation.
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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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