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Editorial: Bad governance bogs down good water policies - Albuquerque Journal

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Editorial: Bad governance bogs down good water policies
Albuquerque Journal
That amendment was done in such a way that it is a clear violation of the New Mexico Open Meetings Act and therefore void, and the board deserves credit for apparently reaching that obvious conclusion and announcing that the fluoride issue will be back ...

Fluoridation battle to be waged again - Albuquerque Journal

Fri, 2017-05-19 23:42

Albuquerque Journal

Fluoridation battle to be waged again
Albuquerque Journal
The public will have two opportunities to voice its opinions about drinking-water fluoridation when the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority takes up the issue in June and August. The utility board will hear a presentation about ...

Fluoride issue returns to table - The Sheridan Press (subscription)

Fri, 2017-05-19 10:56

The Sheridan Press (subscription)

Fluoride issue returns to table
The Sheridan Press (subscription)
SHERIDAN — Sheridan Mayor Roger Miller, Sheridan City Council members and other city employees heard another round of discussion for and against having fluoride in the water system that serves city and Sheridan Area Water Supply System customers ...

Open government group calls for another vote on fluoride - Albuquerque Journal

Fri, 2017-05-19 00:02

Sheridan Media (press release)

Open government group calls for another vote on fluoride
Albuquerque Journal
Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority members should redo a vote on a controversial fluoridation program in a meeting that gives opponents and proponents a chance to have their say, says the leader of a government transparency ...
City Hosts Public Meeting on Fluoride | SheridanMedia.comSheridan Media (press release)

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Authority to vote June 14 on possibility of adding fluoride to Meadville's water - Meadville Tribune

Thu, 2017-05-18 04:58

Authority to vote June 14 on possibility of adding fluoride to Meadville's water
Meadville Tribune
VERNON TOWNSHIP — Some of the passions evident at the community discussion of fluoridation earlier this month spilled over into deliberations at the Meadville Area Water Authority monthly meeting on Wednesday. By the time the spirited discussion was ...

Piedmont council decides against adding fluoride back into water - Alabama's News Leader

Thu, 2017-05-18 03:35

Alabama's News Leader

Piedmont council decides against adding fluoride back into water
Alabama's News Leader
"We presented to the Piedmont City Council a request, a resolution that fluoridation be restarted in the Piedmont water system," Dr. Ingram said. Ingram and several other dentists are concerned about the lack of fluoride in the water for the last four ...

Water authority approves rate hike, fluoridation - Albuquerque Journal

Wed, 2017-05-17 23:42

Water authority approves rate hike, fluoridation
Albuquerque Journal
And if that were not enough to keep observers' heads spinning, the board approved adding fluoride to the municipal water supply through a last-minute amendment attached to an appropriations measure. The water authority terminated fluoridation in 2011 ...

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Greater Johnstown Water Authority considers removing fluoride from ... - WJAC Johnstown

Tue, 2017-05-16 16:11

WJAC Johnstown

Greater Johnstown Water Authority considers removing fluoride from ...
WJAC Johnstown
JOHNSTOWN -- The Greater Johnstown Water Authority is considering removing fluoride from water that serves its customers.A notice is in the process of being ...
Sudbury Water District OKs $5.8M building project - News ...MetroWest Daily News

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Commission to consider status of fluoride in drinking water - Foster's Daily Democrat

Mon, 2017-05-15 19:58

Commission to consider status of fluoride in drinking water
Foster's Daily Democrat
DOVER — A member of the Utilities Commission wants to add a question to November's ballot on whether the city should continue adding fluoride to the public drinking water. Utilities Commissioner Norman Allie made an initial presentation to the board ...

Fluoridation of Waipa drinking water could happen - Waikato Times

Sun, 2017-05-14 14:37

Waikato Times

Fluoridation of Waipa drinking water could happen
Waikato Times
Waipa District Council is backing a plan to hand decisions over fluoridation to District Health Boards. The move has disappointed Fluoride Free New Zealand which believed the community hasn't had a say on the matter. The lobby group was critical of the ...

Fluoride campaigners protest at Peter Dunne speech - Stuff.co.nz

Thu, 2017-05-11 22:02

Stuff.co.nz

Fluoride campaigners protest at Peter Dunne speech
Stuff.co.nz
Anti-fluoride campaigners were demanding an apology from Peter Dunne after he called them "tin-hat wearing ... UFO-abducted pseudo-scientists". They are, from left, Gareth Vanstone, Christine Norris, Jill Masters and Hamilton City Councillor Siggi Henry.

Opinion: It's time for Montreal to fluoridate its drinking water - Montreal Gazette

Wed, 2017-05-10 13:03

Montreal Gazette

Opinion: It's time for Montreal to fluoridate its drinking water
Montreal Gazette
To combat this, dental experts have been pushing for introducing fluoride into the city water supply as a public health measure for decades. Organizations such as the World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ...

Health ministry to consider water fluoridation - Taipei Times

Wed, 2017-05-10 10:35

Health ministry to consider water fluoridation
Taipei Times
The Ministry of Health and Welfare on Sunday said it is studying the possibility of adding fluoride to water supplies to reduce dental decay. It is the first time the ministry has formally considered fluoridating the nation's water supply since 1984 ...

OWASA board unfairly dismisses fluoride concern - News & Observer

Wed, 2017-05-10 05:50

OWASA board unfairly dismisses fluoride concern
News & Observer
In Terri Buckner's April 7 opinion piece, she presents herself as impartial: “As a member of the OWASA Board of Directors, I've invested many hours trying to understand the arguments against fluoride.” Yet her piece does not resemble an impartial opinion.

The Proven Science of Fluoridation - Lynchburg News and Advance

Mon, 2017-05-08 02:05

Lynchburg News and Advance

The Proven Science of Fluoridation
Lynchburg News and Advance
17 meeting, the BRWA board of directors voted unanimously to stop adding fluoride to the water supply as of Feb. 1, after receiving what assistant director Nathan Carroll described as communications from several members of the public expressing ...

Canterbury Mayoral Forum raises concerns about proposed fluoridation bill - Timaru Herald

Sat, 2017-05-06 16:54

Timaru Herald

Canterbury Mayoral Forum raises concerns about proposed fluoridation bill
Timaru Herald
Giving health boards the power to decide whether public water supplies should be fluoridated would force ratepayers to shoulder the burden without consultation, the Canterbury Mayoral Forum says. The Health Amendment Bill (Fluoridation of Drinking ...

Fluoride forum sways one MAWA member - Meadville Tribune

Sat, 2017-05-06 05:17

Meadville Tribune

Fluoride forum sways one MAWA member
Meadville Tribune
“What I took away from the presentation is that our customers want to decide and control what they put into their bodies,” board member Hal Tubbs wrote Friday in an email to the Tribune explaining his decision to vote against fluoridation. “They don't ...

Jack Crowther: Data shows tooth decay declined regardless of fluoridation - vtdigger.org

Fri, 2017-05-05 16:56

vtdigger.org

Jack Crowther: Data shows tooth decay declined regardless of fluoridation
vtdigger.org
Unfortunately and surprisingly, for the 200 million Americans on fluoridated water and a lesser number elsewhere in the world, the claim of safety and effectiveness remains unproven to this day. This is especially unfortunate because fluoridation is ...

Opposing sides pitch pros, cons of fluoridating Meadville's water - Meadville Tribune

Fri, 2017-05-05 04:58

Meadville Tribune

Opposing sides pitch pros, cons of fluoridating Meadville's water
Meadville Tribune
Local advocates for and against water fluoridation teamed up with well-known experts from the international fluoridation debate scene in a confrontation before a standing-room only audience Thursday evening at the Lew Davies Community Center. The ...

Fluoridation debate far from clear with petitions to council, closed door meetings - Eden Magnet

Thu, 2017-05-04 22:26

Eden Magnet

Fluoridation debate far from clear with petitions to council, closed door meetings
Eden Magnet
The divisive nature of water fluoridation was put in stark relief this week for Bega Valley residents. On Tuesday, petitions containing an estimated 2000 signatures of residents against adding fluoride to the shire's drinking water were presented to ...