FLUORIDE TASK FORCE RECOMMENDS REPEAL OF WATER FLUORIDATION ORDINANCE – CITY SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT.
The City of Fairbanks is soliciting comments on the March 15, 2011 draft report published by the Fairbanks Fluoride Task force. The Task Force is charged with analyzing the City’s current ordinance requiring supplemental fluoridation to determine if the potential beneifts of fluoridation outweigh potential side effects. Current City code requires that fluoride be added to the water system. Results of the task force’s analysis is condensed into a report which will be submitted to the City Council after the public review period ends on March 31, 2011.