Remove PFAS from Food Packaging

June 2020 Update from MBCC’s Executive Director

Dear Friends in Prevention,   I hope this finds you and your loved ones well during these truly challenging times.   At the heart of Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition’s (MBCC) work for nearly 30 years there has always been a focus on environmental justice – this is reflected in the many groups and organizations we […]

Program and Campaign Update from MBCC’s Executive Director

Dear MBCC Friends, I hope that this letter finds you, your family, and your loved ones well. Today, as promised, I am pleased to announce that we have expanded the Let’s Talk Prevention: Actions You Can Take (LTP) high school program to now include classroom materials for both middle and elementary school students. In 2017, MBCC was […]

Massachusetts moves forward to address drinking water contaminants

As part of Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition’s ongoing water quality campaign, the following comments were recently submitted to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) in regard to their proposed rule to regulate PFAS contaminants in the Commonwealth’s drinking water supplies. Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) applauds the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection for adopting […]

Support Massachusetts Children & Firefighters

Massachusetts Children & Firefighters Need Your Support! Bill H.5024, An Act to Protect Children, Families, and Firefighters from Harmful Flame Retardants is sitting on Governor Baker’s desk awaiting his signature. After 8 years of hearings and testimonies, the Massachusetts House and Senate voted on New Year’s Day to pass H.5024, a bill which bans 11 […]