Athleticism Meets Activism

The Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) invites you to join us for our annual Against the Tide morning events on June 20th in Hopkinton and on August 15th in Brewster! These family-friendly, statewide events bring athletes of all levels and ages together for one common cause – the prevention of the environmental causes of breast cancer. Against […]

Two Important Films

The Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) invites you to see two important films. HBO’s documentary Toxic Hot Seat follows firefighters, mothers, activists, scientists, journalists and politicians as they work to expose the chemical industry’s role in requiring harmful toxic flame retardant use in our homes. Earth Focus’ documentary Unsafe: The Truth Behind Everyday Chemicals highlights […]

Town of Bourne to NSTAR – Nay to the Spray

The Town of Bourne is to be applauded for their recent demonstration of leadership in the matter of NSTAR herbicide spraying on Bourne properties. In previous years the Bourne Board of Selectmen along with Select Boards/Town Councils of Cape and Vineyard towns passed the resolution submitted by GreenCAPE that opposed the spraying of undisclosed mixtures of herbicides on […]

MBCC Applauds Senator Markey’s New Bill

Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition applauds and supports our Senator Edward Markey (D, MA) and Senator Barbara Boxer (D, CA) for introducing the Alan Reinstein and Trevor Schaefer Toxic Chemical Protection Act, which would strengthen chemical reviews, set clear deadlines, preserve states’ roles, and put public health first. Unlike the chemical industry-backed reform bill introduced by […]

Whatever happened to better safe than sorry

The tripartite of Senators Udall (D, NM), Vitter (R, LA) and the chemical industry are about to introduce a “reform” bill that the chemical industry is applauding. Their pleasure gives us great pause. While Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) has long been calling for a much needed overhaul to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) […]