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Remove PFAS from Food Packaging

For our 2020-2021 campaign, Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) is reaching out to supporters to contact their local representatives in support of legislation that would ban PFAS (Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances) from food packaging across the Commonwealth. Continuing with the momentum from our 2019 campaign which was focused on protecting Massachusetts drinking water from PFAS, this … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more