Goose Hummock Continues its long-term support of MBCC

On August 15, the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) will be holding its annual Against the Tide statewide fundraising event at DCR’s Nickerson State Park in Brewster, MA. Participants of all ages will swim, kayak, walk and/or run to raise money for MBCC’s work to end the epidemic of breast cancer through prevention. Phil Howarth, owner of […]

Recent Genetic Research Highlights Importance of Reducing Chemical Exposure

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 […]

NSTAR/Eversource Receives Approval for Controversial Spraying

Submitted by Sue Phelan,  On Thursday, June 11, the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) approved the 2015 Eversource (formerly NSTAR) Yearly Operational Plan (YOP) for Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard despite serious and widespread objections from Cape residents and tourists.  If you vacation on Cape Cod, you should know that the following towns have […]

A Baby Step Closer on TSCA Rewrite

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 […]

Boating in Boston teams up again with MBCC

Michael Aghajanian, owner of Boating in Boston is teaming up with the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC), the state’s largest breast cancer organization. Boating in Boston is helping raise money for breast cancer prevention by supporting MBCC’s 23rd annual statewide Against the Tide Multisport Event on June 20 at Hopkinton State Park. Each year, Michael […]