… and the battle continues to rage across the State of Arkansas as we fight back against our poisoned drinking water! Read below to see how 18 water systems are fighting against toxic water fluoridation.
Secure Arkansas attended a meeting between a few people from the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) and the Ozark Mountain Regional Water Authority (made up of 18 different water systems) this past Thursday, June 18, 2015, because ADH was demanding that the water authority add fluoride to the 18 water systems under their authority. These systems draw their water from Bull Shoals Lake. The meeting lasted about an hour and a half, and we videotaped it. Here are some short video clips:
Residents’ and water board’s appreciation for Secure Arkansas alerts and efforts 1:55
Water Board Concerned That Fluoride Would be Dispersed into Buffalo River 1:24
Jeff Stone from ADH misleads the public about Delta Dental, Fluoride, courts and fines 3:22
If you only have time to watch one video, BE SURE to watch the third one. We’ll release more clips in the future.
One question to Jeff Stone, P.E., Director, Engineering Section, ADH, from a water board member was, “Did Delta Dental lobby for the fluoride mandate, Act 197?” (Click here to read about Delta Dental and other lobbying groups.)
Another question to Jeff Stone, from a water board member was, “Does Delta Dental have any financial interest in this at all?”
Jeff Stone said about Delta Dental: “They’re (Delta Dental) giving money away. That’s all I know.”
Regarding non-compliance, Mr. Stone says that the board would be asked to appear before the Arkansas Board of Health in a court-like setting. When asked if the Ark. Dept. of Health decision was appealable, Mr. Stone said they would have to appeal it to District Court, but he also said that he is not an attorney and doesn’t know what’s what.
Jeff Stone says that they have currently fined Watson Chapel $500.00 per week for non-compliance, but have not collected any money from them yet because they asked for an extension!
So, you can see how they try to intimidate the water boards into adding the poisonous fluoride, but Secure Arkansas believes if water operators that are against fluoride, especially the 18 systems in the Bull Shoals area, will stand firm, ADH will have a harder time demanding fluoridation on the area. We believe fluoridation is a local issue, NOT a state issue!
By the way, at the meeting, representatives from ALL 18 water systems expressed their unanimous disapproval of adding fluoride to the public water supply. These are:
Here’s the news article that HarrisonDaily.com wrote about the meeting. A quote from the article:
“We don’t want this crap,” said Ed Manor of the Mockingbird Hill Water System. “We don’t think it’s healthy. We don’t want lead in the water, and that’s what fluoride is.”
An important statement from the article:
“Without exception, each water system’s representative said their customers did not want fluoridation.”
Another quote from the article:
“According to Stone, the idea of lead in fluoride is false. The Health Department does monitor for lead in people’s homes, he added.”
Secure Arkansas plans to address his statement in an article in the near future… because we know that the issue of lead in the water is very real.
Regarding baby formula, the article goes on to state:
“Wesley Smith of the South Mountain water system in Searcy County said that most pediatricians recommend that young mothers not mix baby formula with fluoridated water. He had two new grandchildren, and he wanted to know the opinion of the Health Department representatives…
After some hedging and prompted by Anderson’s insistence that Smith’s question be answered, [Lindy Bollen, director of the Office of Oral Health] said, ‘As far as I know, it’s fine.’”
Fluoridated water is NOT “fine”! Secure Arkansas has already addressed the dangers of mixing baby formula with fluoridated water in a past article.
ACTION: If you live within the region served by the 18 water systems, PLEASE send your emails to Andy Anderson, Chairman of the Ozark Mountain Regional Public Water Authority, your comments about water fluoridation. [email protected]
If you have friends or family in that area, be sure to forward this email alert to them! A petition for that area will be prepared, but go ahead and email your concerns to Andy. Don’t be bashful! If you don’t think you should pay your water bill because the water has toxic fluoride poison in it, tell him that. If you don’t want fluoride in your water, tell him that. He needs to hear from you! Use your voice TODAY while you have a chance!
We are sure Andy will want to take these comments to the governor.
Here’s a clip of the water board asking for your voice to be heard. They need your support to stand against the Arkansas Department of Health regarding water fluoridation and all consequences that may follow.
Stay tuned for more alerts about this topic, as more alarming news will be released shortly. Secure Arkansas is NOT going to let this issue die!
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Local control of water and our freedom from fluoride poison are important!