Fluoride Action Network

Greenfield: State Says City Has Option to Stop Fluoridation

Source: NWTNToday.com | August 17th, 2012 | Logan Watson, Press Staff


The Greenfield City Board met Tuesday evening to discuss the town’s business, with the most notable items on the agenda focusing on beautifying the downtown area…

Director of Public Works Tony Stout then told board members he had received a letter from the state informing him that the board has the option of discontinuing the fluoridation of the city’s water.

According to Stout, the letter stated that the majority of citizens currently get plenty of fluoride from toothpaste, and the added fluoride was unnecessary. Stout went on to say that the city could save upwards of $2,000 per year in maintenance and equipment costs by cutting off the fluoride. The board voted to table the discussion until next month…