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Philomath: Effort to drop Philomath fluoride ban may reach ballot

Source: DemocratHerald.com | Corvallis Gazette-Times
Posted on September 29th, 2011
Location: United States, Oregon

The battle over Philomath’s ban on fluoride in the drinking water could be headed to voters next year. A group of Philomath community members this week launched a campaign to collect enough valid voter signatures to put the issue of returning fluoride to the water supply on the ballot…

The matter became a hot-button issue in Philomath after the council enacted the ban last spring. When word got out, members of the public challenged the council at several meetings. But after listening to comments, the council decided in August to stuck by the ban. That’s when opponents of the ban decided to act — again…

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