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July 30, 2015--Governor chimes in on Colorado fluoride debate (Snowmass Sun)

Communities across Colorado, including Snowmass Village and now Denver, are re-evaluating their policies on drinking water fluoridation, prompting the Governor’s Office to throw its support behind the practice Wednesday. After the U.S.


June 25, 2015--Durango’s water gets refresh (Durango Herald)

The water flowing from city taps should taste a bit better now that the city is phasing in a new treatment process. Rather than using chlorine tablets, the city is using a solution of chlorine and peroxide to purify water at the city’s treatment plant east of Fort Lewis College, said Steve Salka, the city’s utilities director.


October 22, 2013--Bottled water puts children at risk for tooth decay, former ODA president says (CBC News)

It's a convenient choice when you're running out the door to hockey practice, but choosing bottled water over fluoride-spiked tap water puts children at risk for tooth decay, according to a former president of the Ontario Dental Association. "It can certainly have an effect cumulatively.


May 21, 2013--A brief history of America’s fluoride wars (Washington Post)

The fluoridation war is alive in Portland, Ore. The city is one of the few major American cities that does not fluoridate its water supply. It is now in the middle of a heated battle about whether to change that.


March 11, 2013--Fluoride in drinking water cuts tooth decay in adults, study shows (Science Daily)

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Adelaide, Australia, has produced the strongest evidence yet that fluoride in drinking water provides dental health benefits to adults, even those who had not received fluoridated drinking water as children.


January 7, 2011--US says too much fluoride causing splotchy teeth (Washington Post)

In a remarkable turnabout, federal health officials say many Americans are now getting too much fluoride because of its presence not just in drinking water but in toothpaste, mouthwash and other products, and it's causing splotches on children's teeth and perhaps more serious problems. The U.S.


November 9, 2007--FSA shortages affecting utilities (American Water Works Association)

Recent shortages of some fluoridation chemicals have become more pronounced since August 2005, according to the AWWA Fluoride Standards Committee. The primarily regional nature of the shortage at that time has become more general throughout the water industry.


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