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. […]

Party for Prevention 2015

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Widespread Herbicide Spraying from NSTAR on Cape Cod

As of October 14, toxic pesticide exposures from NSTAR’s spraying private residential property under their electrical lines are no longer speculative. Widespread spraying of herbicides drifted outside the NSTAR transmission rights-of-way (ROWs) in Harwich, MA, exposing a horse farm with 16 horses, a few dogs, and the farm owners and workers. Clare Bergh, the owner […]

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Tribal Chief to NSTAR: Stop Spraying

The most recent implementation of NSTAR’s poison plan of herbicide spraying throughout the Commonwealth and beyond found NSTAR in stiff disagreement with a family of Herring Pond Wampanoag Indians living on tribal land in Bourne, MA. The Chief of the Herring Pond Wampanoag Indian’s letter (see below) notified NSTAR that spraying on private land under […]