The latest genetic research once again reinforces what Rachel Carson cautioned decades ago. “Like the constant dripping of water that in turn wears away the hardest stone, this birth-to-death contact with dangerous chemicals may in the end prove disastrous. Each of these recurrent exposures, no matter how slight, contributes to the progressive build-up of chemicals […]
On June 23, 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a bipartisan bill that would update the nation’s chemicals regulations for the first time in almost 40-years. While the House bill takes a much narrower approach than a competing bill in the Senate, it does bring Congress a baby step closer to making making much […]
Submitted by Sue Phelan, info@GreenCAPE.org NSTAR (now re-branded as Eversource Energy) has published their 2015 Yearly Operational Plan (YOP) for Cape Cod and beyond. Once again includes the use of powerful herbicides. Please spend a little time looking at the plan, the maps, the warnings. The plans are not substantially different from town to town but the […]
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 […]
The Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition’s Let’s Talk Prevention: Reducing Toxic Exposures educational outreach materials to tour statewide throughout 2015.