Water Quality

Let’s Talk About PFAS – March 11 Webinar

Let's Talk About PFAS

Join us for a virtual conversation on the human health effects of PFAS contaminants in drinking water. Hear from biomedical experts on the state of the science, including the effects PFAS have on the immune system, childhood vaccinations, and susceptibility to COVID-19. STEEP scientists will also discuss exposures to PFAS during pregnancy and from breastfeeding, … 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

MBCC Webinar Series Recordings

Below is a complete list of recording links for the MBCC Webinar Series. To see the 2021 schedule of speakers, please click HERE.  Breast Cancer Care During COVID-19 featuring Dr. Michael Misialek, MD, Newton-Wellesley Hospital (November 2020) PFAS Effects on the Immune System featuring Dr. Laurel Schaider, Silent Spring Institute (October 2020) How PFAS Activism … Read more

Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition to be a Community Partner on National Health Study of the Impacts of PFAS in Drinking Water

Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) will be a community partner for a new Silent Spring Institute-led investigation of the health effects of PFAS exposure from drinking water among adults and children in Hyannis and Ayer. This study, part of a larger multi-site health study supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and … Read more