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) […]

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. […]

Upcoming Event: MBCC to attend Audre Lorde Brunch

The Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition will be in attendance at the 16th Annual Cancer Awarness Audre Lorde Brunch on October 25th. This event hosted by Fenway Health will be part of the Massachusett Breast Cancer Coalition’s Let’s Talk Prevention: Reducing Toxic Exposures educational program and tour. For more information or to request the Let’s Talk […]

Turn Awareness into Action: A Dialogue of Prevention during the Month of October

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A Dialogue of Prevention during the Month of October