Floride contamination | Letter to the Editor

Why does West Sound Utility District keep sidestepping the source of its fluoride contaminant? And, why does Port Orchard fall behind the unbiased research of water fluoridation with its health hazards and still allow this toxic manufacturing waste dumping into its naturally pure aquifers?

I can’t stand the smell of it much less drink it.

Does the Port Orchard population realize that old propaganda about fluoridation has been proven false by landslides of scientific experimentation and observation? Are we still in the dark ages of propaganda that touts fluoride as a positive health initiative?

Port Orchard’s dentists are just as busy as always. The truth is, fluoridating water with toxic sludge; waste; discharge does not prevent dental cavities when drank. In fact, fluoride is several times more toxic than lead, yet is allowed several times more part per liter than lead. It does not make sense to create or exacerbate health problems, including neurological/behavioral disorders all in the name of preventing a cavity. Water fluoridation is so hazardous that the EPA, CDC, FDA, and NHA advise those with weaker immune systems to avoid it. That’s more than half of Port Orchard’s population.

Why are we still ruining our clean aquifers with toxic waste? How can we allow a few members on a board of commissioners at the water districts to force an entire city to consume poisonous fluorides along with their heavy metals.

We get in an uproar about the arsenic problem in pesticides on our apples and grapes, yet we demand a poison that is extremely more toxic and allowed in much higher levels than arsenic and lead in our drinking water.

It is like a smoker complaining of air pollution!

Michele Dorow


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