Courtroom Battle Could Lead to Limits on Fluoridation of Drinking Water

By Dan Ross on June 8, 2020 A federal court trial underway in San Francisco could spell the beginning of the end of water fluoridation in America, potentially affecting drinking water for hundreds of millions of people across the U.S.Although fluoride can occur naturally in water, many water utilities add the chemical with the goal of improving dental health. But an alliance of groups led … Continue reading “Courtroom Battle Could Lead to Limits on Fluoridation of Drinking Water”

Lawsuit Filed Supporting a Ban on Water Fluoridation

It’s official: the Fluoride Action Network–along with a coalition of environmental and public health groups–has filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in response to their denial of our petition under Section 21 of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) seeking a … Continue reading “Lawsuit Filed Supporting a Ban on Water Fluoridation”

U.S. Government Recommends Lower Level of Fluoride in Water

DOUGLAS MAIN, April 27, 2015 FILED UNDER: Tech & Science, Water Fluoridation, Public Health For the first time in more than 50 years, the federal government has recommended lowering the level of fluoride in drinking water. Since 1962, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) suggested that public tap water contain between 0.7 and 1.2 … Continue reading “U.S. Government Recommends Lower Level of Fluoride in Water”

Fluoride-Free Healdsburg March in Parade, Thurs. Mar 22, 5pm

Fluoride-Free Healdsburg is in UNIT 6, meeting at the staging area farthest south, on Harmon street between Mason & Hudson, or at Hudson just past Harmon – same place, according to Google. Whatever the street sign says, just look for our 8-foot Fluoride-Free Healdsburg banner, and all the cheery people in blue. Still have questions? … Continue reading “Fluoride-Free Healdsburg March in Parade, Thurs. Mar 22, 5pm”

Fluoride – Alzheimers Disease and Copper Pipes

By Robert Jay Rowen, MD The fluoride debate is boiling in Sonoma County. Those drinking its water should know about some startling fluoride revelations. Recent research has connected “hidden” dots linking fluoride with the most dread of all diseases – Alzheimer’s (AD). But it may not be fluoride directly, but fluoride’s effects on your copper … Continue reading “Fluoride – Alzheimers Disease and Copper Pipes”

Sebastopol Votes to Oppose County Fluoridation Plan

The Sebastopol City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to join the city of Cotati in opposing fluoridation of Sonoma County’s drinking water, even if its own water supply would not be directly affected. The 5-0 vote came despite a written, last-minute plea from county Board of Supervisors Chairman David Rabbitt, who asked the council to … Continue reading “Sebastopol Votes to Oppose County Fluoridation Plan”

Setback for Sonoma County Fluoridation Plans

By Lynn Kwitt, Fluoride Free Sonoma County Dec 4, 2013 In an unprecedented 5-0 City Council vote on November 12, Cotati joined a growing number of college towns including Davis, California, and Portland, Oregon, voting to keep fluoridation chemicals out of their water supply. Cotati is one of nine major cities and water districts supplied … Continue reading “Setback for Sonoma County Fluoridation Plans”

Cotati City Council Says No to Fluoridation

Report from Fluoride-Free Sonoma County At their meeting on November 12, the Cotati City Council listened to their constituents, voting unanimously to protect the city’s residents from a proposal to add fluoridation chemicals to the drinking water supplied to Cotati by the Sonoma County Water Agency. With this vote, the Cotati City Council directed their … Continue reading “Cotati City Council Says No to Fluoridation”

S.C. Bd of Supes to Approve Fluoridating drinking water

Hi all – The Sonoma County Board of Supes is voting on FLUORIDATION this Tues. Feb. 26, meeting starting at 2:10pm. Please come and speak out AGAINST it if you can, and tell your friends to do the same. They need to hear from LOTS of us speaking in FACT-BASED ways. (Please, leave the fringe … Continue reading “S.C. Bd of Supes to Approve Fluoridating drinking water”

Worried About Fluoride Exposure? Protect Yourself with Selenium

Having too much fluoride in the body can lead to a number of serious health conditions including reduced IQ, hastened development of cancer, and enhanced oxidative stress. Recent research indicates that the trace mineral selenium may be effective in minimizing the toxic effects of fluoride and even ushering it out of the body while improving … Continue reading “Worried About Fluoride Exposure? Protect Yourself with Selenium”