November 13, 2013
RETHINKING FLUORIDATION: A fresh look at Edmonton's tap water (Alberta, Canada)
November 13, 2013
Clean Water Portland won't push fluoride ban in 2014
By Brad Schmidt | firstname.lastname@example.org
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on November 13, 2013
And so, on Wednesday, Kaminski finally confirmed the obvious: the group won’t attempt to collect signatures to force a vote in May 2014 that would ban fluoride.
“The people of Portland have spoken loud and clear, four times now, that they don’t want fluoridation chemicals in their drinking water,” Kaminski said in a statement. “We have no doubt we could win a ballot measure permanently prohibiting fluoridation chemicals from our drinking water, but with such strong election results there’s really no need to run an initiative at this time.”
The group plans to keep close watch in Salem, however, to ensure that the Oregon Legislature doesn’t attempt to pass a mandatory fluoridation bill.
Des Moines Water Works Staff Invites Public Comments on Water Fluoridation
"From today until Saturday, November 30, Des Moines Water Works invites public comments on its current water fluoridation practices. Since January 2011, Des Moines Water Works has added fluoride to drinking water supplied to its customers at a level of 0.7 mg/L. Prior to 2011, the addition of fluoride was at a level of 1.0 mg/L. While several scientific associations, including the American Dental Association, the U.S. Public Health Service, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and the American Medical Association, are supportive of fluoridation to improve dental health, others have questioned the scientific and policy basis for fluoridation, citing research that points to adverse health consequences from fluoride exposure. Des Moines Water Works continuously reviews its water treatment and distribution practices to ensure both regulatory compliance and economic delivery of safe, affordable, and abundant drinking water to approximately 500,000 customers in Central Iowa..."
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Published: Wednesday, November 13, 2013
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