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Parents urged to take precautions to prevent Fluorosis in children
Editor: We just received the 2022 annual drinking water quality report. Fluoride content of the Refugio municipal water supply was an alarming 1.51 ppm. This is a warning to ALL parents in the region with children under ten years of age. Having tested many water supplies over the last four decades, Fluoride is generally in […]United States, Texas
LETTER: Fluoride in Beaumont water should go to voters.
I am not an alarmist and I DO believe that the City of Beaumont does a good job in making sure that when the Water Department adds FLUORIDE into our drinking water, it makes certain that the levels added do not exceed the recommended dosage prescribed by TCEQ and other regulatory authorities. However, given the […]United States, Texas
Option to vote on removing fluoride from Beaumont’s water drinking supply won’t be on May’s ballot.
BEAUMONT, Texas — A Beaumont City Councilman took his concerns over fluoride in the city’s water drinking supply to the rest of city council Tuesday. Councilman Mike Getz revealed that he believes voters should decide whether the city continues to add the mineral to the drinking water. Getz says many people in his ward feel the same […]United States, Texas
Council to discuss possible May referendum on removing fluoride from drinking water.
Beaumont — Beaumont City Council is scheduled to discuss fluoride in drinking water during a work session at Tuesday’s council meeting, and the possibility of authorizing a referendum on whether to remove it. The work session on the agenda indicates council will review and discuss fluoride in water treatment, and consider authorizing the City Manager to […]United States, Texas
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
Election ‘Fraud or Errors’ Alleged in Contest of 2019 Fredericksburg Water Fluoridation Ballot Proposition.
Well into its second year, the case challenging the result of a 2019 ballot proposition in Gillespie County will head to court for a trial. Fluoride in municipal water is the subject of a Gillespie County case to be heard this month, alleging election fraud or error during a 2019 ballot proposition and calling for […]United States, Texas
Dallas For Safe Water: Wed 9/14 Hold the Date! You can make a Difference!
To: Everyone that cares about the the health of Millions of people receiving water poisoned by the actions of the Dallas City Council– PLEASE Join us at City Hall THIS Wednesday 9/14/22 VOICE Your concerns and Tell the Council to NOT Allocate Any money for the purchase of the “fluoride”- I will get more details […]United States, Texas
Cessation of Fluoridation Program for Wills Point PWS – Effective November 1, 2022
The following is from this pdf August 31, 2022 On August 9, 2022, the Wills Point City Council unanimously approved to dissolve the Texas Department of State Health Services Fluoridation Program. We will no longer add fluoride to our drinking water as of November 1, 2022. Below is a list of the benefits and disadvantages […]United States, Texas
What brought down one Texas county’s entire elections department? It was something in the water.
Aggrieved anti-fluoride activists, low pay and an understaffed office eventually drove away all of Gillespie County’s election staff. Editor’s note: This story contains explicit language. This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan news organization covering local election administration and voting access. The article is available for reprint under the terms of Votebeat’s republishing […]United States, Texas
Leon Valley ponders fluoridation
Residents weigh in on pros, cons; council takes no immediate action More than 90 percent of Bexar County residents have access to drinking water with fluoride. Leon Valley is one of the few providers in the area that does not put it in the water supply. But despite the traditional suspicion of fluoridation, there’s at […]United States, Texas