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The Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition is grateful to our sponsors who support preventing the environmental causes of breast cancer through community education, research advocacy, and changes to public policy.  These sponsors reflect a genuine commitment to the environment, public health, and the eradication of breast cancer for future generations.  Thank you for your continued support!

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Delay Game Played at the Public’s Expense

The public was stunned by the recent 60 Minutes story on formaldehyde levels in Lumber Liquidators laminate flooring. Massachusetts Breast Cancer (MBCC) applauds CBS for shining a light on this very serious health concern. However, MBCC continues to be more troubled by the ongoing game of the politics of delay, as it is one that […]

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Will Congress finally reform TSCA?

The Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) has not been updated since it went into effect in 1976. 39 years is quite simply too long. When TSCA was passed, over 65,000 chemicals were “grandfathered in” and remained on the market without full safety testing. Today, out of over 84,000 chemicals registered for use, only about 200 […]

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Changes within Environmental Protection Agency

Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) welcomes the permanent appointment of Dr. Vincent James Cogliano, PhD, as the Director of the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) at the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington DC. IRIS develops scientific reviews of the health hazards of the chemicals in the environment. Dr. Cogliano has been acting director since 2010. […]

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