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Gainesville: GRU won’t remove fluoride; commission will vote

Source: The Gainesville Sun | Staff writer
Posted on October 9th, 2009
Location: United States, Florida


Fluoride – a chemical added to drinking water to help prevent tooth decay – is back in the public dialogue in a vocal way.

Opponents of fluoride in Gainesville’s public water supply have requested the public policy that allows the use of fluorine be reconsidered by the City Commission.

Despite outcry from a group of citizens concerned about what they say are the health risks of fluoride, the Gainesville Regional Utility committee voted Thursday against changing the public policy.

The issue will now go before the full City Commission for consideration…

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