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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 :: Norway

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Norway, Michigan Code of Ordinances Sec. 36-32

Date Adopted: 
Mon, 01/23/2012
Title: 
Norway Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
PART II - CODE OF ORDINANCES
Article: 
Chapter 36 - UTILITIES
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Part: 
ARTICLE II. - WATER
Locality: 
Norway
Division: 
DIVISION 1. - GENERALLY
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§ Sec. 36-32 Fluoridation of public water supplies.
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Michigan :: Ordinance :: Oxford Charter Township (Oakland County)

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Oxford Charter Township, (Oakland Co.), Michigan Code of Ordinances Sec. 62-39

Date Adopted: 
Wed, 01/11/2012
Title: 
Oxford Charter Township Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
Chapter 62 - UTILITIES
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Article: 
ARTICLE II. - WATER SYSTEM
Locality: 
Oxford Charter Township, (Oakland Co.)
Section: 
§ Sec. 62-39 Addition of fluoride to water.
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Kansas :: Ordinance :: Junction City

Citation: 

Junction City, Kansas Code of Ordinances SECTION 700.400

Date Adopted: 
Tue, 01/15/2013
Title: 
Junction City Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
TITLE VII. - UTILITIES
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Article: 
CHAPTER 700: - WATER AND WATERWORKS
Part: 
ARTICLE IV. - FLUORIDATION OF CITY WATER SUPPLY
Locality: 
Junction City
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§ SECTION 700.400 FLUORIDE CONTENT-AUTHORIZATION
§ SECTION 700.410 FUNDS FOR FLUORIDE
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Georgia :: Ordinance :: Dalton

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Dalton, Georgia, Municipal Code § 118-91 (2012); Dalton, Georgia, Municipal Code § 118-92 (2012); Dalton, Georgia, Municipal Code § 118-93 (2012); Dalton, Georgia, Municipal Code § 118-94 (2012); Dalton, Georgia, Municipal Code § 118-95 (2012); Dalton, Georgia, Municipal Code § 118-96 (2012); Dalton, Georgia, Municipal Code § 118-97 (2012).

Date Adopted: 
Mon, 07/02/2012
Title: 
Dalton Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
PART II - CODE OF ORDINANCES
Article: 
Chapter 118 - UTILITIES
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Part: 
ARTICLE III. - WATER
Locality: 
Dalton
Division: 
DIVISION 2. - FLUORIDATION
Section: 
§ 118-91. - Policy.
§ 118-92. - Purpose, scope, applicability.
§ 118-93. - Costs.
§ 118-94. - Prerequisites to addition of fluoride.
§ 118-95. - Standards of facilities and equipment; supervision of installation, operation.
§ 118-96. - Standards of analysis and control.
§ 118-97. - Tests for purity of fluoride.
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Georgia :: Ordinance :: Douglas

Citation: 

Douglas, Georgia, Municipal Code § 90-7 (2011).

Date Adopted: 
Mon, 05/23/2011
Title: 
Douglas Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
PART II - CODE OF ORDINANCES
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Article: 
Chapter 90 - UTILITIES
Part: 
ARTICLE I. - IN GENERAL
Locality: 
Douglas
Section: 
§ 90-7 Fluoridation of water.
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Georgia :: Ordinance :: Cedartown

Citation: 

Cedartown, Georgia, Municipal Code § 82-37 (2012).

Date Adopted: 
Mon, 12/10/2012
Title: 
Cedartown Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
PART II - CODE OF ORDINANCES
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Article: 
Chapter 82 - UTILITIES
Part: 
ARTICLE III. - WATER SERVICE
Locality: 
Cedartown
Section: 
§ 82-37 Fluoridation of water system.
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Georgia :: Ordinance :: Lake Park

Citation: 

Lake Park, Georgia, Municipal Code § 14-26 (2011).

Date Adopted: 
Tue, 09/06/2011
Title: 
Lake Park Code of Ordinances
Chapter: 
PART II - CODE OF ORDINANCES
Article: 
Chapter 14 - UTILITIES AND SERVICES
Legislation Type: 
Ordinance
Part: 
ARTICLE II. - WATER
Locality: 
Lake Park
Division: 
DIVISION 1. - GENERALLY
Section: 
§ 14-26 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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