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"The products that go into the water supply are all regulated by the federal government," company President Craig Thatcher said. "The EPA sets up finished water standards. And they say exactly what the contamination levels can be. They require on-site approval and inspect your facility on a regular basis. There is really no need for any additional tests."
While Thatcher confirms the bill’s stipulations could be met, "It’s very expensive to do and it’s an ongoing process that we have to take care of. The public can already be certain without this bill in place."
Fluoridation of water systems is more than half a century old on the national level with Grand Rapids, Mich., standing as the first city to do so. In Utah, the following jurisdictions have fluoridated water, according to the state:
Salt Lake County
Hill Air Force Base
The Ute Tribal System
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