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Eureka Springs: Drinking water will be compromised

Source: Lovely County Citizen | May 4th, 2011 | By Kathryn Lucariello
Location: United States, Arkansas

EUREKA SPRINGS — There is not much citizens who don’t want fluoride in their drinking water can do now that Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe has signed Act 197 into law, mandating fluoride for all water systems that serve 5,000 or more customers…

All 12 water operator employees at Carroll-Boone are against fluoride, he has said in the past, and have gone to Little Rock to testify against its use.

On two occasions in the past, the issue came up at Carroll-Boone among the four founding member cities, who each have an equal vote on such issues. Harrison, Green Forest and Berryville councils all voted to add fluoride, but Eureka Springs passed the decision on to its voters, who rejected it both times, killing the action for the water district….

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