Volume 91 Issue 33 | p. 21 | Concentrates
Issue Date: August 19, 2013

EPA Declines To Ban Fluoridation Agent

Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: drinking water, EPA, fluoride

EPA has denied a petition to ban the use of hydrofluorosilicic acid (HFSA) to fluoridate drinking water. The petition was filed on May 9 by a group of students, faculty, and alumni from American University; it claims that HFSA, a by-product from the phosphate industry, contaminates drinking . . .

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