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Monitoring the fluoride in your water
A new proposal by the FDA is once again adjusting fluoride levels be adjusted. Dr. Salim Surani explains what those levels are and how fluoride affects our bodies. This 2:54 minute video interview is at https://www.kiiitv.com/video/news/monitoring-the-fluoride-in-your-water/503-1c24e7ce-a3a5-4d76-aabf-6a7915270fbd Note from FAN: There is no transcript of this short TV interview. Dr Surani noted that there are challenges […]
‘There was never a threat to the community’ say officials after Y-12 chemical leak
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (WVLT) — All nuclear material is safe and site personnel are returning to normal operations after authorities with the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge said an incident occurred Thursday morning. According to initial reports, the incident occurred at 7:52 a.m. Thursday morning after sensors indicated a potential release of hydrogen […]United States, Tennessee Nuclear Industry
What is hydrogen fluoride?
Emergency personnel responded to the Y-12 National Security Complex after sensors indicated a potential release of hydrogen fluoride within a processing enclosure. OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Emergency personnel responded to the Y-12 National Security Complex after sensors indicated a potential release of hydrogen fluoride within a processing enclosure Thursday morning. According to a tweet from […]United States, Tennessee Nuclear Industry
All nuclear material safe, no injuries after chemical leak at Y-12 National Security Complex
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Update (10:30 a.m.): Hydrogen fluoride, a potentially deadly chemical, was accidentally released in a small enclosure at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge and required an emergency response Thursday morning. RELATED: What is hydrogen fluoride? Two sensors went off shortly before 8 a.m. indicating the chemical had been released […]United States, Tennessee Nuclear Industry
Surveying Dentists’ Perceptions of Caregiver Refusal of Topical Fluoride.
Note from FAN This article was first published in March 2018, but only became available today on PubMed. We thought our readers would be interested. _________________________________________________________________________ Abstract The objective of this study was to assess dentists’ perceptions of caregiver topical fluoride refusal behaviors. We administered an 8-item survey in 2015 and 2016 ( N = […]United States, National USA
Kilauea: Volcanic Pollution Probed During Eruption Pause
(BIVN) – Kilauea Volcano is not erupting, and the USGS Volcano Alert level is at NORMAL. As scientists and affiliates with the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory wrote in this week’s Volcano Watch article, its a great time to do some research. The end of Kilauea’s 2018 eruption this past September was accompanied by an enormous […]United States, Hawaii Volcanoes
Husky Energy Says It Will Keep Using Hydrogen Fluoride At Superior Refinery
Fires at the Husky Energy refinery in Superior prompted the temporary evacuation of Superior residents in April. Photo courtesy of Bob King with the Duluth News Tribune Company Says It Will Provide Additional Measures To Ensure Safety Husky Energy announced Wednesday it will invest more than $400 million to rebuild its oil refinery in Superior […]United States, Wisconsin Oil Refineries
Manchester Town Meeting OKs plastic ban, fluoride, electronic voting
Excerpts: MANCHESTER — Town Meeting decided to kick more single-use plastics to the curb, keep sodium fluoride in the public water supply and splurge on an electronic voting system. The 251 residents attending, all registered voters as required, passed all articles on the warrant during the meeting’s single session Monday night… No change with fluoride When asked, “Do you want industrial […]United States, Massachusetts
FDA’s Proposed Rule for “Beverages: Bottled Water”
Summary: See Original The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or we) is proposing to revise the quality standard for bottled water to specify that bottled water to which fluoride is added by the manufacturer may not contain fluoride in excess of 0.7 milligrams per liter (mg/L). This action, if finalized, will revise the current allowable […]United States, National USA
India’s water woes: Could special ATMs solve the lack of clean drinking water?
Tap water in India isn’t always clean; people often have to turn to bottled drinking water instead. But that’s too expensive for poorer communities. Social entrepreneurs are stepping in with an unusual solution. The families living at the edge of the Bhalswa landfill site in Delhi came to the capital from West Bengal in search of […]India