Fluoride Action Network

Nome: state of fluoridation

Source: KNOM Radio Mission 96.1 FM | October 30th, 2015 | By Matthew F. Smith
Location: United States, Alaska


… As the meeting closed the focus shifted briefly from petroleum to fluoride—after the council learned fluoridation of city water had ceased. In an email utility manager John Handeland says fluoridation of city water had been suspended due to a lack of certified operators.

It was a known issue to City Manager Moran but news to some on the council and the mayor—who directed Moran to “pull the chain” on the Utility Board to comply with city’s own ordinances, which require both chlorine and fluoride be added to the city water supply.

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