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Support Massachusetts Children & Firefighters

Massachusetts Children & Firefighters Need Your Support! Bill H.5024, An Act to Protect Children, Families, and Firefighters from Harmful Flame Retardants is sitting on Governor Baker’s desk awaiting his signature. After 8 years of hearings and testimonies, the Massachusetts House and Senate voted on New Year’s Day to pass H.5024, a bill which bans 11 […]

2017 Drinking Water Advocacy – MA Citizens Action Needed

Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) has requested funding from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for its sister organization, Silent Spring Institute. The funding will be used to study exposure to toxic chemicals in drinking water throughout Massachusetts and provide online tools for residents to learn about their drinking water quality. MBCC needs your help to support […]

Join Us in Protecting Water Quality in Massachusetts

Clean drinking water is important for everyone.  As advocates for prevention, Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) has requested funding from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for its sister organization, Silent Spring Institute.  The funding will be used to study exposure to toxic chemicals in drinking water throughout Massachusetts and provide online tools for residents to learn […]

MBCC Honors Rachel Carson and Advocates for MA Drinking Water Quality Research

“If we are going to live so intimately with these chemicals eating and drinking them, taking them into the very marrow of our bones – we had better know something about their nature and their power.” This Women’s History Month, Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) honors the incomparable Rachel Carson. With strength, intelligence, and compassion, […]

Update on Bill H.4166

At the beginning of the legislative session in January 2015, Representative Paul K. Frost (R-Auburn) filed a bill on behalf of Silent Spring Institute to obtain funding and to create a new program for drinking and ground water research across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The bill was referred to House Committee on Environment, Natural Resources, […]