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City was in tough spot on fluoride decision.
We don’t envy the members of the Alpena Municipal Council, who on Monday had to make a decision whether or not to continue adding fluoride to the city’s water supply. Ultimately, the council decided to discontinue its use, effective May 1. The law does not require the city to add the chemical — which helps […]United States, Michigan
Fluoride to be discontinued in city water supply starting in May.
ALPENA — The Alpena Municipal Council on Monday, by a vote of 5-0, decided to discontinue adding fluoride to Alpena’s water supply beginning May 1. The Council, which delayed a vote on the matter several times, decided the move would prevent it from making the choice of what residents can and can’t put into their […]United States, Michigan
Let’s stop the poisoning of our water supply.
Our city council will make a decision whether to continue to add sodium fluoride to our public water supply on Dec. 19. At a recent city council meeting numerous residents spoke against fluoridation citing a growing number of negative health effects from ingesting fluoride. The only support was from three people employed in the dental […]United States, Michigan
Alpena Municipal Council plans to discuss fluoride options for water supply.
ALPENA — The Alpena Municipal Council is getting closer to taking action on whether to continue adding fluoride to its water supply. The topic will be discussed during its meeting tonight, which begins at 6 p.m. at city hall. Water fluoridation is the controlled adjustment of fluoride to a public water supply solely to reduce […]United States, Michigan
Linden could stop adding fluoride to water.
Linden — The city of Linden might stop adding fluoride to municipal water. Linden City Council discussed the topic during its Tuesday, Oct. 11 meeting. ?Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral present in the city’s well water. The city currently has an average of 0.5 ppm of naturally occurring fluoride from the wells without any additional […]United States, Michigan
Letter: No good reason to add fluoride to Alpena water
When was the last time you read the label on your toothpaste tube and the warning: DO NOT SWALLOW. Do you know why? Fluoride is a toxic chemical! If swallowed in large amounts at one time, you should go to the emergency room immediately. Unfortunately, small amounts of fluoride swallowed over a long period of […]United States, Michigan
Grand Rapids Was the First U.S. City to Add Fluoride To Its Water
Note from Fluoride Action Network: This article is outdated as it doesn’t present information on the • US Government studies on fluoride’s neurotoxicity • The 76 Fluoride IQ studies Because of the lack of sharing this important information with its readers, we add this article to our misinformation category. (EC Fluoride has been a part […]United States, Michigan Misinformation
City Council considers Fluoride additive in Alpena’s drinking water
In this week’s segment of “Minute with the Mayor”, Mayor Matt Waligora discussed the potential additive of Fluoride to Alpena’s drinking water. Watch interview on YouTube *Available at http://www.wbkb11.com/city-council-considers-fluoride-additive-in-alpenas-drinking-water Print PDFUnited States, Michigan
Some communities in Michigan opt out of fluoridation
LANSING — Even as community water systems are praised by the state for maintaining fluoride levels, others are still holding out. Fluoride strengthens teeth and reduces cavities by about 25% in children and adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Around 6.5 million people, or 89.2% of Michiganders, have access to fluoridated […]United States, Michigan
New Baltimore City Council votes to keep fluoride in drinking water
Incident involving mislabeled acid prompts urge to discontinue use The New Baltimore Water Plant. (MediaNews Group file photo) Fluoride will remain in the city of New Baltimore’s drinking water supply following a recent vote by the city council. Council members voted 4-2 Jan. 10 to deny a recommendation from the public utilities, roads & […]United States, Michigan