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Pressure building for hearings

January 14, 2011

Substantial pressure appears to be building for hearings on failure to notify the public earlier about CWF harms. Angered by the foot-dragging, Ted Turner’s daughter, an Atlanta-based environmentalist and mother, is prominently calling for official explanations.

So says our Fairbanks, Alaska correspondent, Douglas Yates. Please review quotes found in this article, he adds.

“In 2006 a National Academy of Sciences report designated kidney patients, diabetics, infants, and seniors as “susceptible subpopulations” that are particularly vulnerable to harm from ingested fluorides.”

“A 1999 statement about fluoride supplements in the journal Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology predicted fluoride trouble ahead: “It is only a matter of time until a case is brought that gets public attention. The risk is that noticeable fluorosis will be perceived by the public as a toxic consequence of fluoride ingestion — which, arguably, it is — and there will be a reaction against all uses of fluoride…”

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