Practice Prevention Today: NSTAR update

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We shouldn’t be forced to accept any threat to our water supply or our health that can be avoided. Prevention of cancer was cited by Rachel Carson in Silent Spring as “the imperative need”. Prevention IS paramount and we can all make simple contributions to this end. Consider halting utility herbicide spraying as an opportunity […]

We Need Your Help to Halt Herbicide Spraying in Massachusetts

Your Calls are needed to halt herbicide spraying on private and town lands. The NSTAR public electric utility published their plans for herbicide spraying under their easements in Acushnet, Ashland, Bourne, Bridgewater, Burlington, Canton, Carver, Chatham, Dartmouth, Dennis, Dover, Duxbury, East Bridgewater, Edgartown, Fairhaven, Falmouth, Framingham, Freetown, Hanson, Harwich, Hopkinton, Kingston, Marshfield, Mattapoisett, Middleborough, Natick, […]

Thank You for Helping Change the World: Against the Tide 2014

Girl Scouts cheer on Against the Tide participant at Brewster 2014 event

It is because of your support, passion, and dedication at Against the Tide this summer that the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition is able to continue working towards preventing environmental causes of breast cancer through community education, research advocacy, and changes to public policy.

$5 for 5 Days Campaign to support breast cancer prevention

From Monday, August 4th through Friday, August 8th, we challenge you to complete one random act of kindness: A $5 donation to an Against the Tide participant to help them reach their fundraising goal for the event to prevent breast cancer for future generations.

BPA Ban Introduced in Congress by Senator Markey (D-MA)

Senator Markey along with Representatives Capps and Meng lead the way in toxic exposure reduction with the introduction of the “Ban Poisonous Additives (BPA) Act of 2014” in Congress. The bill, “Ban Poisonous Additives (BPA) Act of 2014” introduced in Congress on Wednesday, June 9th would require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ban the […]