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Capital budget one of last big pieces pending

...done to address the sulfolane groundwater contamination at North Pole, including the potential for extending the public water system to affected properties, chief assistant attorney general Steve Mulder said.The reappropriation would be contingent...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-23/capital-budget-one-last-big-pieces-pend
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-11/anchorage-assembly-explore-fluoride-deb
State
Residents recall Seldovia's colorful past

...stores, a modern hospital, good schools, two churches - Russian and Methodist - a moving picture house, hotels, public water system and electricity." The largest community was Seward.Records from the Kenai Peninsula Borough indicate the Seldovia...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-10/residents-recall-seldovias-colorful-pas
State
Heroin ranks low among health priorities in Alaska

...Alaska, falling below issues the state considers public health priorities, including obesity, tobacco use and public water system fluoridation."While heroin use is a serious and growing problem for Alaskans and other Americans, and one that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-06
State
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060203/bus_merge.shtml
Business
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Too many of our roads and bridges are decrepit; school roofs across the nation are leaking or falling in; the public water system does not deliver safe drinking water for millions; the reach of public transportation systems is dwindling; the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072899/Ope_nadarcol.shtml
Vote no on adding fluoride to Juneau's public water system.

...to Juneau residents who need and want it, especially children. Re-introducing sodium fluoride to the Juneau public water system is an old, broad-brush solution. It will keep us from finding and implementing the best ways of accomplishing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090207/let_20070902001.shtml
Opinion
Choose freedom from fluoride

...by the same logic as this initiative, why not introduce such medications as antidepressants and statins to the public water system to reduce depression and cholesterol for those people that are not getting treated for those conditions? This to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092707/let_20070927007.shtml
Opinion
Juneau should say no to fluoridation

...opinion is overwhelming opposed to adding this chemical to everyone's drinking water. As stated most simply, the public water system is an expensive, cumbersome and potentially hazardous way to deliver a substance intended as a medication. And...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/093007/let_20070930010.shtml
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031704/opi_fluoride.shtml
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