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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

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 … Read more

2019 Water Quality Campaign

A Call to Action! Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) is reaching out to our supporters to contact Martin Suuberg, Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP), for greater protection of our drinking water. Millions of people unknowingly have toxic chemicals in their drinking water and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is doing little … Read more

End of Year Message from MBCC’s Executive Director

Dear Friend in Prevention, I’m writing this letter to ask you to support the vital work Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) is doing to prevent breast cancer for future generations. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women – 1 in 8 will be diagnosed in their lifetime. Breast cancer is the second … Read more

MBCC and MA Citizens Advocate for Clean Water Research at State House

As part of its mission to prevent environmental causes of breast cancer through community education, research advocacy, and changes to public policy, Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) has requested funding from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for its sister organization, Silent Spring Institute. The funding will be used to study exposure to toxic chemicals in drinking … Read more