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Algonac City Council approves planning commission reappointments. Water plant items also discussed
Algonac City Council members approved reappointments to the planning commission and discussed several water plant items at a June 20 meeting. Mayor Rocky Gillis said four planning commission board members had terms expiring July 17 and would like to be considered for reappointment: Rich Arpan, Amanda Hass, Brian Tideswell and Mark Thompson. “The boards and […]United States, Michigan United States
Perspectives on fluoridated water in Upper Michigan
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) – Fluoride has been added to many American cities’ drinking water since the 1940s, but some in the natural health community call fluoridated water a public health disaster. In Michigan, 90% of people served by community water systems have access to fluoridated water. The goal is to prevent tooth decay. If you […]United States, Michigan United States
Alpena ends fluoride in drinking water
The City of Alpena will discontinue the use of sodium silicofluoride in its drinking water on May 1. In December, the Alpena Municipal Council voted to eliminate the addition of fluoride in the drinking water because of the cost and availability of the additive. *Original full-text article online at: https://www.thealpenanews.com/news/local-news/2023/04/alpena-ends-fluoride-in-drinking-water/ Print PDFUnited States, Michigan
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