Fluoride Action Network


  • Corpus Christi: Sierra Club requests criminal investigation of CITGO Refining’s May 12th accident

    Excerpt: SIERRA CLUB P. O. Box 1931 Austin, TX 78767 June 26, 1997 The Honorable Jane Saginaw Regional Administrator, Region VI United States Environmental Protection Agency 1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 1200 Dallas, Texas 75202-2733 Fax 214-665-6648 Re: Criminal investigation requested of CITGO Refining’s May 12th accident at Corpus Christi, Texas due to toxic hydrofluoric acid […]

  • Sierra Club Stands By Coronet Ad

    TAMPA, Fla., March 25 /U.S. Newswire/ — Following is a statement by Sierra Club Executive Director Carl Pope regarding a Florida ad on Coronet Industries and Bush Administration’s Superfund policy: The Sierra Club’s current television ad concerning Coronet Industries’ role in polluting communities and threatening public health in the Tampa Bay area has been falsely […]

  • Sierra Club Position on Mandatory Drinking Water Fluoridation

    Note from Doris Cellarius, Co-Chair, Environmental Quality Strategy Team, Sierra Club: On Sept. 25, 2001 the Sierra Club Conservation Governance Committee adopted the following “position” on drinking water fluoridation. It was drafted and approved by the Environmental Quality Strategy Team (EQST) in response to many requests from Chapters and activists. The issue is of particular […]

  • Sierra Club fights fluoridation – Safety of fish questioned

    Fish may not brush their teeth, but they could be dying from fluoride consumption, according to a city conservation group. The Sierra Club of Canada’s Chinook chapter is so concerned about the levels of fluoride in the city’s waterways, it wants aldermen to impose a moratorium on fluoridation. Past concerns have focused on perceived threats […]

  • Sierra Club: Water well quality is worsening in New Jersey

    Excerpt: The Governor has basically gotten rid of the Drinking Water Quality Institute. The administration has not adopted standards for perchlorate and PFOA even though we have the science in place to adopt protections. They have downgraded and eviscerated the DEP Division of Science and have replaced it with the Science Advisory Board which is […]

  • Sierra Club Adopts Position on Fluoridation

    Dear All, Mark this date on your calendars. This is the day the first major American environmental organization (one of the big 10) raised its head above the parapet in the continuing fluoridation saga. Others will surely follow and as they do it will become clearer and clearer that the days of fluoridation in the […]

  • Is There an Eco Way to Brush My Teeth?

    Even “natural” toothpastes can have potentially toxic ingredients Hey Ms. Green, Does using toothpaste have any negative consequences? I noticed that my Crest Tartar Protection lists only the active ingredient, sodium fluoride, and no others, so I’m wondering what we are spitting into our wastewater every day. —Martin in San Leandro, California Yes. According to […]

  • Sierra Club Petition to EPA on lax Brick & Ceramic kiln National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants

    Petition for Review of Final Administrative Action of the United States Environmental Protection Agency *Online at http://fluoridealert.org/wp-content/uploads/sierra-petition.brick_.11-14-16.pdf SIERRA CLUB,et al., Petitioners, v. UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, et al., Respondents. Excerpt: Petitioners seek review of the final action taken by EPA at 80 Fed. Reg. 65,470 (Oct. 26, 2015) and entitled “NESHAP [National Emission Standards […]

  • Portland: Fluoridation carries too many risks

    What do more than 200 physicians and Portland medical professionals, the Environmental Protection Agency’s Headquarters Scientists Union and the local leaders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the Sierra Club have in common? We and many other Portland organizations oppose adding risky fluoridation chemicals to our clean, safe drinking water. […]

  • Mosaic Mine Expansion A Rocky Proposal

    The Tampa Tribune recently ran a story about a small band of Hillsborough County residents who are teaming up and gathering petitions against Mosaic Co.’s proposal to expand its Fort Lonesome and Four Corners phosphate mining operations by 1,599 acres. Residents worry about contamination to their wells and toxic dust blowing in the wind, sometimes […]