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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 :: Flat Rock

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Flat Rock, Michigan, Municipal Code § 94-203 (1979).

Title: 
Flat Rock Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
Chapter 94 - UTILITIES
Article: 
ARTICLE III. - WATER
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Locality: 
Flat Rock
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DIVISION 1. - GENERALLY
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§ 94-203 Addition of fluorides.
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Michigan :: Ordinance :: Belding

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Belding, Michigan, Municipal Code § 86-37 (2011).

Date Adopted: 
Tue, 10/18/2011
Title: 
Belding Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
PART II - CODE OF ORDINANCES
Article: 
Chapter 86 - UTILITIES
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Locality: 
Belding
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ARTICLE II. - WATER SERVICE
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§ 86-37 Addition of fluoride.
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Mississippi :: Ordinance :: Columbus

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Columbus, Mississippi, Municipal Code § 32-22 (2010).

Date Adopted: 
Tue, 01/05/2010
Title: 
Columbus Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
Chapter 32 - UTILITIES
Article: 
ARTICLE I. - IN GENERAL
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Locality: 
Columbus
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§ 32-22 Fluoridation of water supply.
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Arkansas :: Ordinance :: Pine Bluff

Citation: 

Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Municipal Code § 28-28 (2012).

Date Adopted: 
Mon, 12/17/2012
Title: 
Pine Bluff Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
Chapter 28 - WATER, SEWERS AND SEWAGE DISPOSAL
Article: 
ARTICLE II. - WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Locality: 
Pine Bluff
Section: 
§ 28-28 Fluoride content of water.
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Arkansas :: Ordinance :: Dardanelle

Citation: 

Dardanelle, Arkansas, Municipal Code § 24-20 (2011).

Date Adopted: 
Mon, 03/07/2011
Title: 
Dardanelle Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
PART I - GENERAL ORDINANCES
Article: 
Chapter 24 - UTILITIES
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Locality: 
Dardanelle
Part: 
ARTICLE II. - WATER SYSTEM
Division: 
DIVISION 1. - GENERALLY
Section: 
§ 24-20 Fluoridation.
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Virginia :: Ordinance :: Fairfax

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Fairfax, Virginia, Municipal Code § 42-1-2 (2012); Fairfax, Virginia, Municipal Code § 42-1-3 (2012); Fairfax, Virginia, Municipal Code § 42-1-4 (2012); Fairfax, Virginia, Municipal Code § 42-1-5 (2012).

Date Adopted: 
Sun, 01/01/2012
Title: 
Fairfax County Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
CHAPTER 42. - Fluoridation of water.
Article: 
ARTICLE 1. - In General.
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Locality: 
Fairfax
Section: 
§ 42-1-2 Records; concentration tests.
§ 42-1-3 Supervision by County Health Officer.
§ 42-1-4 Reports by County Health Officer; surveys; research.
§ 42-1-5 Liability for injury or damage.
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Kentucky :: Ordinance :: Henderson

Citation: 

Henderson, Kentucky, Municipal Code § 23-19 (2012).

Date Adopted: 
Tue, 07/10/2012
Title: 
Henderson Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
Chapter 23 - UTILITIES
Article: 
ARTICLE II. - WATER AND SEWER SERVICE
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Locality: 
Henderson
Part: 
DIVISION 1. - GENERALLY
Section: 
§ 23-19 Fluoridation of water.
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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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