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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is not entitled to summary judgment in a suit brought by nonprofit groups that claim fluoridation chemicals added to public water supplies are neurotoxic, a federal court in California ruled. 

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is not entitled to summary judgment in a suit brought by nonprofit groups that claim fluoridation chemicals added to public water supplies are neurotoxic, a federal court in California ruled

While the plaintiffs have adequately alleged a neurotoxic harm – headaches – the court determined that a reasonable juror may still find that the EPA is entitled to a favorable verdict and thus, also denied summary judgment to the nonprofits. 

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