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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.

Kentucky :: Ordinance :: Mayfield

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Mayfield, Kentucky, Municipal Code § 7-9 (2012).

Date Adopted: 
Mon, 04/09/2012
Title: 
Mayfield Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
Chapter 7 - HEALTH AND SANITATION
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Article: 
ARTICLE I. - IN GENERAL
Locality: 
Mayfield
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§ 7-9 Fluoridation of water.
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Nebraska :: Ordinance :: Minden

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Minden, Nebraska, Municipal Code § 86-157 (2011).

Date Adopted: 
Mon, 05/02/2011
Title: 
Minden Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
Chapter 86 - UTILITIES
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Article: 
ARTICLE IV. - WATER
Part: 
DIVISION 1. - GENERALLY
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Minden
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§ 86-157 Fluoridation of water required.
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Nebraska :: Ordinance :: Nebraska City

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Nebraska City, Nebraska, Municipal Code § 36-24 (2012).

Date Adopted: 
Mon, 04/02/2012
Title: 
Nebraska City Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
Chapter 36 - UTILITIES
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Article: 
ARTICLE I. - IN GENERAL
Locality: 
Nebraska City
Section: 
§ 36-24 Fluoridation of water.
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Montana :: Ordinance :: Miles City

Citation: 

Miles City, Montana, Municipal Code § 23-27 (2012).

Date Adopted: 
Tue, 04/10/2012
Title: 
Miles City Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
Chapter 23 - UTILITIES
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Article: 
ARTICLE II. - WATER
Locality: 
Miles City
Section: 
§ 23-27 Fluoridation.
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Connecticut :: Ordinance :: New Haven

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New Haven, Connecticut, Municipal Code § 16-4 (2012).

Date Adopted: 
Mon, 10/15/2012
Title: 
New Haven Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
TITLE III - CODE OF GENERAL ORDINANCES
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Article: 
Chapter 16 - HEALTH
Part: 
ARTICLE I. - IN GENERAL
Locality: 
New Haven
Section: 
§ 16-4 Water fluoridation.
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Oklahoma :: Ordinance :: Sallisaw

Citation: 

Sallisaw, Oklahoma, Municipal Code § 98-119 (2012).

Date Adopted: 
Mon, 02/13/2012
Title: 
Sallisaw Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
PART II - CODE OF ORDINANCES
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Article: 
Chapter 98 - UTILITIES
Part: 
ARTICLE IV. - WATER SYSTEM
Locality: 
Sallisaw
Section: 
§ 98-119 Fluoride.
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Oklahoma :: Ordinance :: Ardmore

Citation: 

Ardmore, Oklahoma, Municipal Codes § 30-24 (2012).

Date Adopted: 
Thu, 04/12/2012
Title: 
Ardmore Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
PART II - CODE OF ORDINANCES
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Article: 
Chapter 30 - UTILITIES
Part: 
ARTICLE II. - WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM
Locality: 
Ardmore
Section: 
§ Sec. 30-24 Control of quality of fluoride in public water supply.
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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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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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