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Hurricane Ian Reveals Dangers of Proposal to Use Toxic Phosphogypsum in Road Construction.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— Following Hurricane Ian’s path of destruction across Florida, demolished roads and collapsed bridges highlight the danger of proposals to use toxic, radioactive phosphogypsum waste in road construction. For years, lawmakers have attempted to allow this dangerous practice. “The pulverized roads and bridges left by Hurricane Ian leave no question that it would be […]United States, Florida Chemical Industry
No fluoride plan for Queenstown, yet.
Queenstown’s council doesn’t have any plans to introduce fluoride to the district’s water supplies, but its Three Waters team is planning for it as part of any projects in the design phase. In July, former Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield directed 14 local authorities to fluoridate all or some of their water supplies under the […]New Zealand
Voting no to fluoride
Dear Editor: The people of Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor and Southport have the opportunity to vote on removing fluoride from our public water supply Nov. 8. The referendum question will be, “Shall fluoride be added to the public water supply for the intended purpose of reducing tooth decay?” There are several reasons why many of us […]United States, Maine
Richmond Vows to Return to ‘Full Fluoride’ Levels.
Richmond officials ordered that the fluoride level in the town’s drinking water immediately be raised to recommended levels on Monday, two weeks after the public revelation that its water superintendent cut the level in half nearly four years ago without telling anyone. The unanimous decision by the town’s five-member Water and Sewer Commission followed an […]United States, Vermont
Fluoridation group holding public meeting Oct. 13
Representatives of the Fluoride Opposition Coalition of Maine (FOC) are holding a public informational meeting at Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 2 p.m. Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor and Southport will vote Nov. 8 on whether to continue or end the practice of using fluoride in the Boothbay Region’s public water supply. For […]United States, Maine
Richmond residents ‘gobsmacked’ after town employee lowers fluoride levels with no oversight.
Residents are concerned a town employee arbitrarily lowered the fluoride level in Richmond’s drinking water below recommended standards based on his personal beliefs. Town Manager Josh Arneson said he was notified by state officials in June that the town’s fluoride levels have been near 0.3 milligrams per liter for the past three years — less […]United States, Vermont
Opinion: NIDCR report reveals 22 years of effort, money, fluoridation failed to improve oral health.
Editor’s note: the following information was submitted to Fort Atkinson Online by Paul S. Beeber, JD, president of the New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation, Inc. The information was submitted following a decision made Tuesday, Sept. 20, by the Jefferson City Council to continue to add fluoride to the city’s water supply. The measure […]United States, National
Fluoridation returned to Wellington after ‘dental disaster’.
FAN NOTE: The real disaster here is Wellington ignoring the science and continuing to add a confirmed neurotoxin to its water. Residents in the Wellington Region once again have effective levels of fluoride in their water, after a damning report found it hadn’t been administered properly for six years. An independent inquiry was launched in […]New Zealand
Jefferson decides to leave fluoride in its water supply.
JEFFERSON—For the foreseeable future, at least, the City of Jefferson will continue to put fluoride into its drinking water. The Jefferson Common Council in recent days changed its collective mind on the subject. Originally, unanimously in favor of removal of fluoride from city water, the council’s attitude changed after the panel heard from a pair […]United States, Wisconsin
Water fluoridation hasn’t been associated with cognitive or other health problems so far, contrary to widespread claims.
FAN NOTE: Who checks the fact checkers? Lazy journalism. Health Feedback lies by omission here – no mention whatsoever of NIH-funded longitudinal studies showing water fluoridation HAS been associated with strong cognitive deficits in children. CLAIM: “Harvard Study Confirms: Fluoride Reduces Children’s IQ Factually inaccurate: The Harvard study didn’t confirm that fluoride reduces children’s IQ. […]United States, National