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Western Berks Water Authority will not stop adding fluoride to drinking water.
The Western Berks Water Authority will not end the practice of adding fluoride to public drinking water. The authority board had discussed at a recent meeting the idea of no longer optimizing the fluoride in the water it provides. Michael Hart, board chairman, said the subject is one that has been brought up by a handful of […]United States, Pennsylvania
After year-long hiatus, fluoride back in North Attleboro drinking water.
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Smile, North Attleboro. Fluoride is back in your drinking water. But don’t stop brushing your teeth and flossing. Nearly a year after the town’s water division announced it was no longer adding fluoride to the municipal supply because of a nationwide shortage of the cavity-preventing chemical, the town now has a supply […]United States, Massachusetts
Agency Verdict on Whether Fluoride Harms IQ May Not Be Published
The public may never see a federal health agency’s conclusions about whether fluoride can harm children’s IQ when consumed in drinking water, according to newly filed documents in a federal district court. The director of the National Toxicology Program (NTP), which is run as a partnership of three federal health agencies, will decide next year […]United States, TSCA Lawsuit United States
Residents detail issues they face with water in rural Bouse.
Bouse residents spent years trying to take over the co-op that delivers water that contains too much arsenic and fluoride. *Original full-text article online at: https://www.azcentral.com/videos/money/business/energy/2022/12/22/video-water-issues-bouse-arizona/10496106002/ Print PDFUnited States, Arizona
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
DEQ seeking public comments on J.R. Simplot project that would reduce fluoride air emissions.
POCATELLO — The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality is holding an informational meeting and a formal public hearing this week for local residents to provide feedback on a J.R. Simplot project that would reduce fluoride air emissions at the Don Plant near Pocatello. The meeting to provide the public with basic information and to address […]United States, Idaho
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
Council addresses fluoride leaching issue.
Discussion about the fluoride leaching problem at the water plant topped the agenda at the Dec. 12 meeting of the Williamsburg City Council. Matt Wildman, a representative from HR Green, explained that because of a design flaw, the fluoride “dust” was going to continue to escape from its designated room. Since fluoride is a corrosive […]United States, Iowa
The long and winding water treatment process.
LUMBERTON — The City of Lumberton’s Water Plant resembles in ways a medieval castle, with earthen walls and moats ringing an imposing, purposeful collection of structures. “People think water runs in one pipe,” said Chief Operator Paul Valenti, “and runs out the other.” Water treatment is far more involved than a simple input-output. Valenti is […]United States, North Carolina