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Sodium fluoride: FAN Comments on EPA’s Assessment for Wood Treatment Products
December 10, 2007 SUBMISSION to US EPA Office of Pesticides from Fluoride Action Network 82 Judson Street, Canton, New York 13617 Re: Comments on Sodium Fluoride Risk Assessment: EPA-HQ-OPP-2007-0833 ———————————————————————————————————— • ALTERNATIVES: There are safer, saner and less toxic alternatives to the use of sodium fluoride in treating wood utility poles and railroad ties. Throughout […]
A New York 2007 “Dirty Dozen” Award nominated by FAN
Fluoride Action Network Pesticides Project Canton NY 13617 The New York 2007 “Dirty Dozen” Awards to Polluters and New York State Government Agencies Today the Albany-based Citizens’ Environmental Coalition unveiled the recipients of its fourth annual “Dirty Dozen“ Awards* to various polluters and state agencies in New York. The “winners” were selected by a committee […]
NRC Delivers Wake Up Call on Fluoride
WASHINGTON D.C. – A National Research Council (NRC) report on fluoride toxicity released today gives powerful evidence that many Americans are being over-dosed with harmful levels of fluoride. A wide range of health problems are cited in the report, with bones and teeth being the foremost, but not sole, targets of concern. The current “maximum contaminant level” for fluoride, […]
BBC: Male infertility ‘is increasing’
Infertility may be becoming more of a man’s than a woman’s problem, new figures suggest. A number of factors including declining sperm quality due to environmental toxins may be involved.
Perfluoroalkyl Sulfonates. Proposed Significant New Use Rule. July 9, 2002 comments to US EPA
To: U.S. EPA’s Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (email@example.com) Comments From: Ellen Connett Subject: Docket control number OPPTS-50639C July 9, 2002 Re: Perfluoroalkyl Sulfonates; Proposed Significant New Use Rule Docket control number OPPTS-50639C It is disturbing enough that the many chemicals that come under the umbrella of Perfluorooalkyl Sulfonates are persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic […]
Why I am now officially opposed to adding fluoride to drinking water
April, 2000 To whom it may concern: Since April of 1999, I have publicly decried the addition of fluoride, especially hydrofluosilicic acid, to drinking water for the purpose of preventing tooth decay. The following summarize my reasons. New evidence for lack of effectiveness of fluoridation in modern times. 1. Modern studies (published in the 1980’s 1990’s) […]
New Facts on Fluoridation
[NOTE: The first quarter of this article from SATURDAY REVIEW – which is not reproduced below – covers the findings of a 1965 paper from the journal Archives of Internal Medicine, authored by Dr. Donald Taves of the University of Rochester. In the paper, Taves documented high levels of fluoride in the bones of a […]
Studies of the nature of the inhibitory action of inorganic phosphate, fluoride, and detergents on 5′-adenylic acid deaminase activity and on the activation by adenosine triphosphate.