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A town employee who quietly lowered the fluoride in water has resigned.
A town employee who quietly lowered the fluoride in a Vermont community’s drinking water for years has resigned — and is asserting that the levels had actually been low for much longer than believed. Richmond water superintendent Kendall Chamberlin disclosed in his five-page resignation letter, submitted Monday, that fluoride levels have not been in the […]United States, Vermont
Vote no on fluoride referendum.
Dear Editor: On Election Day we will vote on whether to continue fluoridating our public water supply. I will be voting “no.” While I understand fluoride prevents tooth decay, I want it out of our water. Here’s why: It has been shown fluoride is most effective at preventing tooth decay when applied topically—as in most […]United States, Maine United States
Fluoride levels to be reduced in Cheyenne’s drinking water.
CHEYENNE – Supply availability will cause a reduced level of supplemental fluoride in Cheyenne’s drinking water beginning on or around Oct. 24. The Board of Public Utilities’ supplier of granular, pure fluoride is not able to provide its product at this time, nor has a future delivery schedule been received by BOPU staff. Fluoride in […]United States, Wyoming
Vote to eliminate fluoride.
Dear Editor: There are at least four main reasons to vote to eliminate fluoride from our drinking water: 1. Research claims fluoride is a toxic substance that is a risk of cancer, weakens bones, thyroid risks, etc. (check reliable online resources for lists). 2. Fluoride is a compound with usually a metal and it is a […]United States, Maine
Matthew Prudell is running for Albany council to rid water of fluoride.
Matthew Prudell does not want fluoride in Albany’s drinking water. In fact, it’s the sole reason he is running for City Council, he said, two leashes in hand as he walked his Pomeranians. He’s one of four candidates in Ward 1, which includes North Albany, downtown and the Willamette neighborhood east of Lyon Street and north […]United States, New York
In Boothbay region, water fluoridation sparks debate about public health and personal choice.
Residents of the Boothbay region will decide next month if they want to continue fluoridating public drinking water, a debate that surfaces occasionally in Maine and across the country that pits concerns about personal choice against public health benefits. The vote in the Boothbay Region Water District – Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor and Southport – comes […]United States, Maine
Anti-fluoridation group sponsors forum on referendum question.
One group asks voters to “Rethink what you drink.” Another asks, “Keep fluoride. Prevent tooth decay.” These two opposing messages both refer to the Nov. 8 local referendum asking, “Shall fluoride be added to the public water supply for the intended purposes of reducing tooth decay?” Boothbay Region Water District has added fluoride since 2004 after […]United States, Maine
What is Gaseous Diffusion?
Gaseous diffusion is a complicated technology that helped end World War II, powered the U.S. Navy’s nuclear fleet, and helped generate more than 10 percent of the world’s electricity. One of the most closely guarded American secrets of WW II, the process separated the most common form of uranium, U-238, from the much rarer isotope, […]United States, Kentucky Chemical Industry
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
Ruling in fluoride election lawsuit marks latest defeat for prominent Texas vote-fraud activist.
FREDERICKSBURG — Laura Pressley and three other people huddled inside a Fredericksburg courtroom Monday, bowing their heads, closing their eyes, holding hands and beginning to pray in hushed voices. “In Jesus’ name, Amen,” the group whispered, just moments before the trial was set to begin in their lawsuit contesting the results of a 3-year-old city […]United States, Texas