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The Campaign to Fluoridate Spokane: The Groups
* Also see: The Media Coverage of the campaign to fluoridate Spokane Huge campaign to fluoridate Spokane • The Smile Spokane Network is leading this campaign • The partners of Smile Spokane Network are: Aging & Long Term Care of Eastern Washington; ARCORA – Foundation of Delta Dental of Washington; Better Health Together; Big Table; […]
The Campaign to Fluoridate Spokane: Media Coverage
• Also see: The Groups behind the campaign to fluoridate Spokane News reports on the 2020 Campaign to Fluoridate Spokane Date Article Author Publication Sept 17, 2020 Spokane City Council accepts a contract to start the process of studying, designing and implementing fluoridation Daniel Walters The Inlander Sept 16, 2020 Spokane will study fluoride with […]
New Video Series: You Asked, We Answered!
Federal Trial Status Hearing: Next Thursday, August 6th, at 10:30AM (Pacific US) / 1:30PM (Eastern US) Before we get to our new video series, we have some important news to share in regard to our TSCA court case against the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Next Thursday, August 6th, at 10:30AM (Pacific US) / 1:30PM (Eastern […]
Well Done FAN – Well Done Our Supporters!
One of the nice things about our fundraisers is we get to read many letters of warm support for our efforts. Yesterday we received a lovely example from a very special person. Here is her letter announcing a donation that put us over the top and over the moon! We have held back the dollar amount and the name […]
Capturing The Moment: The Transcript of FAN’s Closing Statement
There were so many highlights in our 7-day TSCA trial against the EPA – and we did our best to summarize them in our daily accounts – but the best summary came in Plaintiff’s lawyer Michael Connett’s closing statement. Using the transcript, Michael’s power point slides, Chris Neurath, Michael and I have attempted to capture this key moment […]
Recap of Day 7 of the TSCA Trial: An Historic Moment
*Due to the importance of this moment in our campaign to end fluoridation we’ve updated last night’s bulletin. When we quoted Dr. Donohue we referred to it making a difference to existing fluoride studies – it should have been existing fluoride standards. Also, one of our supporters has pledged to double the first $1,000 donated today in celebration of the trial! […]
Final Day of Trial With Closing Arguments!
Recap of Day Six In a nutshell, day 6 was the conclusion of the EPA’s defense and simply put they did not put a dent into the plaintiff’s case that the deliberate addition of fluoride into the public drinking water presented an unreasonable risk to the mental development of the fetus and the infant. First up was Dr. […]
Recap of Day Five of the TSCA Trial
Recap of Day Five Day Five of the trial began with FAN’s attorney, Michael Connett’s cross-examination of the EPA’s first expert witness, Joyce Tsuji, PhD, a consultant from Exponent. Tsuji spent much of the exchange doing a lot of talking but providing few answers. This happened so often that the judge stopped the proceedings twice and warned her. […]
A Recap Of Day Four Of the TSCA Trial
Day four of the trial started out with the EPA’s cross-examination of FAN’s last expert witness, Dr. Kathleen Thiessen. This included a second failed attempt to have Dr. Thiessen’s testimony thrown out due to claims that she didn’t consider the potential benefits of fluoride in reducing dental decay. Not only did she consider these factors, […]
News reports: June 2020 TSCA Fluoride Trial
• For all the news articles on the TSCA lawsuit click here Date Title Publication / Web Author Aug 11 Fluoride Risk Question Headed Back to EPA After Trial Law360 By Michael Phillis Aug 11 Legal battle over water fluoridation continues. Gloucester Daily Times (Massachusetts) Taylor Ann Bradford Aug 7 INSIGHT: Fluoridation Case Challenges EPA […]