fluoride toxicity in drinking water

At Thursday’s status hearing for our federal lawsuit against the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over the neurotoxicity of fluoridation chemicals, the Judge acknowledged that “justice delayed is justice denied,” ultimately ruling against the EPA’s request for additional delay of the trial. The Court also set a timeline for the final phase leading up to a verdict. […]

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The TSCA Fluoride Lawsuit Update

BIG NEWS! The Court ruled in favor of our motion, and the lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in federal court is moving forward, bringing us another step closer to a final ruling. The court recorded the proceedings and will release it to the public. I was waiting to include a link to the recording in this bulletin, but it hasn’t been released yet. When it is, the Fluoride Action Network […]

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Researchers looked in the wrong place. Couldn’t find IQ loss that other studies found. In a classic Mutt & Jeff comic a drunk is crawling around on the ground under a streetlight, looking for his dropped coin.  A cop asks, “Did you drop it here?” and the drunk replies “No, but the light is better here!”  […]

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the fluoride phosphate connection

Dear Friends,  IMPORTANT NOTE: The next status hearing for our federal TSCA lawsuit was originally scheduled for October 20th, however the Court has now pushed it back a week to Wednesday, October 26th at 3:30PM (US Pacific) / 6:30 (US Eastern). We will keep you updated as the hearing approaches and provide Zoom login information so you can watch from […]

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Judge's Gavel from Depositphotos.com

On Tuesday afternoon, the Federal Court in San Francisco held a status hearing for our lawsuit against the EPA. The hearing was brief, as the Judge reiterated his longstanding desire to wait until the National Toxicology Program (NTP) has published the final version of their review on fluoride’s neurotoxicity before continuing with the trial. The NTP communicated to the […]

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Photo by Hans Reniers on Unsplash

The U.S. Centers For Disease Control (CDC) has partnered with the chemical industry to target 19 million residents in 32,000 small and medium sized communities across the United States that do not add fluoridation chemicals to the public drinking water. Using your tax dollars, the CDC provided funds to private business to develop a fluoridation delivery product […]

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fluoridation info graphic

“…toxicologists worry that dental-health gains have come at a cost.”  One of the world’s most important scientific journals has published a special news feature on water fluoridation, focusing on the Fluoride Action Network’s federal court case against the U.S. EPA and quoting our legal counsel along with several accomplished neurotoxicity researchers.  It’s a well-balanced piece that we […]

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Avoid Drinking-water with Flouride

A landmark study by Grandjean et al. has ust been published confirming that very low levels of fluoride exposure during pregnancy impairs the brain development of the child, and at a population level may be causing more damage than lead, mercury, or arsenic.  The paper’s authors ultimately concluded that a maternal urine fluoride concentration of 0.2mg/L was […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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