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Anchorage Assembly to explore fluoride debate

...Honeman said. "The municipal attorney was tasked to go out and find where the municipal or government or public water systems have been challenged around the country and how have the courts ruled."Honeman said low levels of fluoride are...
Public water should be fluoridated

...her life educating people about and advocating for public health issues. She was an advocate for fluoridation of public water systems, and I know she would have expected me to speak out on the issue. Sound off on the important issues at The life...
Lawmakers back cities' use of fluoride in water

...R-Homer, the resolution urges communities to offer their residents fluoridated water and proposes that all new public water systems be designed to allow easy incorporation of fluoridation. The resolution was first introduced last session and...
Alaska- and Colorado-based labs to merge

...expanded to Anchorage in 1985 and to Prudhoe Bay in 1998. The company serves the testing needs of more than 500 public water systems and wastewater treatment facilities throughout Alaska. Once merged, the companies will focus on establishing...
Fluoride saves money treatment costs, depending on the size of the community. At least 60 percent of the U.S. population on public water systems received fluoridated water since 1990, translating to savings in dental treatment costs of more than $25.7...
Bring back fluoride in city water taps

...million Americans - about 58 percent - were connected to water systems with added fluoride. Among communities with public water systems, the percentage was higher, at about two-thirds. Juneau residents were among them, though Alaskans in general...
Report raises fluoride fears

...regulations." Alaska is a primacy state, which means it can exercise regulatory control of all federal rules affecting public water systems, McMullen said. "Alaska water regulations are as stringent, or more so, than the federal government," she...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Budget heads to floor 4/19/98

...serving fewer than 25 people was also cut by roughly one-third. The reduction affects 49 percent of the state's public water systems, said DEC Commissioner Michele Brown. ``There will be reductions in service,'' she said. ``I just...


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