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Philomath council stands beside decision to pull fluoride from water supply

Source: Corvallis Gazette-Times | August 9th, 2011 | By Nancy Raskauskas
Location: United States, Oregon

Monday, the Philomath City Council indicated it will not back down from its May decision to ban fluoride from the city’s water supply.

Only one of the seven, Conselor Angie Baca, stated a preference for restoring fluoride after recent hearing public testimony on the issue at the past two meetings. At those meetings, a long list of local medical professionals gave testimony in favor of the additive.

The city had added fluoride to the water since the 1980s to prevent tooth decay. The councilors surveyed Monday who said they still favored a ban were Matthew Bierek, David Buddingh, Rocky Sloan, Michael McDonough, and Charla Koeppe…

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