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East Lancashire. Letter: Fluoridation should be our choice not compulsory.
Further to the article in this newspaper on July15 “Borough tops the child tooth decay table again”, we share the concern about our poor dental health record. We applaud the Borough Council for all the strategies that they are recommending apart from fluoridation of the water supplies. The public should be aware that fluoridation is […]United Kingdom, England
Tama Council meeting discussed fluoridation issue.
1. The council briefly discussed the recent decision to remove fluoride from Tama’s water. The decision to eliminate fluoridation was recommended by Water Superintendent Kent Campbell. Campbell had presented information to the council at the April 5 meeting and in a split vote the council approved eliminating fluoride. Council members Larry Thomas, Matt Beatty, Anne […]United States, Iowa
Calgary: Outgoing Coun. Keating part of PAC that will endorse councillor candidates before election
Excerpt Any third-party advertisers [political action committees (PACs)] that plan to accept more than $1,000 for election advertising are required to register with Elections Calgary and, as of Wednesday, there are five third-party advertisers that have done so. The group Keating is involved with plans to register, but hasn’t yet. The others are Calgarians for […]Canada, Alberta
Brevard County: Water Quality Report for 2020
Excerpts from a 2020 Water Quality Report for Cocoa, Florida. • Cocoa’s primary water source is groundwater pumped from the Intermediate and Floridan Aquifers. • Cocoa has supplied central Brevard County with high quality drinking water since 1957. • Cocoa supplements its ground water supply with surface water from the Taylor Creek Reservoir and Aquifer […]United States, Florida
Strike by water scheme staff leaves 900 Andhra villages without protected water
The staff of Sathya Sai Drinking Water Scheme have gone on strike to demand the release of their held up salaries of the last 15 months. ANANTAPUR: Nearly 900 villages in the district are being deprived of drinking water supply for the past nine days as the staff of a protected water scheme have been on […]India
Aluminium compound deconstructs sulfur hexafluoride in minutes
Researchers in the UK have developed a fast and mild method for deconstructing SF6. The method converts the potent greenhouse gas into stable aluminium(iii) fluoride and sulfide compounds, which can serve as nucleophilic sources of F? and S2- in further reactions to make valuable organic products. Source: © Shutterstock Sulfur hexafluoride circuit breakers protect electrical […]International Aluminum Industry Greenhouse/Ozone Gases
Australian Bauxite successfully converts waste to aluminium fluoride
Matt Birney Australian Bauxite’s 87 per cent owned chemical refining subsidiary Alcore’s research laboratory on the Central Coast, NSW. Credit: File Australian Bauxite’s 87 per cent owned chemical refining subsidiary, Alcore, appears to have made a significant technical breakthrough with its proprietary mineral production process used to produce commercial-grade aluminium fluoride from metal refining […]Australia Aluminum Industry
UK Policy paper. Health and Care Bill: water fluoridation
Dr Niger Carter, Oral Health Foundation said: “We believe that water fluoridation is the single most effective public health measure there is for reducing oral health inequalities and tooth decay rates, especially amongst children. We welcome these proposals and believe they represent an opportunity to take a big step forward in not only improving this […]United Kingdom
A Tragedy of Relying on Misinformation: Import Ban on Synthetic Fertilizers.
Excerpt: … Agrochemicals are generally considered as the causal factors for many of the non-communicable diseases (NCDs), especially the chronic kidney disease of uncertain etiology (CKDu). Such unproven ideology has been forced into minds of people who are suffering from the disease. Some even dubbed CKDu as ‘Agricultural kidney disease’. This propaganda campaign has brainwashed […]Sri Lanka
Your chance to say yes or no to fluoride in Mims is in your water bill | Opinion by Rita Pritchett
Throughout my years of service on the Brevard County Commission, I have heard from citizens who wanted fluoride removed from their water. The commission, on May 4, 2021, voted to remove fluoride from Mims drinking water by a vote of 5-0. The commission understood the vote was to remove fluoride (hydrofluorosilic acid) from the water. […]United States, Florida