An Act Relative to Toxic Free Kids, S.175, H.318 Sponsored by Senator Cindy Friedman and Representative James Hawkins Chemicals that cause cancer, harm brain development, and disrupt hormones should not be in things specifically designed and sold for children! But harmful substances, including PFAS, are in children’s toys, clothing, school supplies, shampoos, lotions, and more. … Read more
An Act to Protect Massachusetts Public Health from PFAS, S.1356, H.2197* Sponsored by Senator Julian Cyr and Representative Kate Hogan Toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are widely used in consumer products and industrial applications are in the blood of almost every American tested and are in Massachusetts water, soil, and wildlife. This bill: * … Read more
The Barnstable Youth Commission, Barnstable High School Green Club, and Sturgis East Environmental Club present: PFAS and Your Community: A series of short films exploring the impact of PFAS pollution on communities When: March 25, 2023, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PMWhere: Sturgis Charter Public School Community Center, 529 Main Street, Hyannis, MA Opening remarks: Featured films: Panel discussion with: Sponsored by … Read more
Dr. Laurel Schaider is a Senior Scientist at Silent Spring Institute where she leads the Institute’s water quality research on PFAS and other contaminants of emerging concern. She studies PFAS chemicals in drinking water, consumer products, and food, drinking water contamination from septic systems, and environmental justice disparities in drinking water quality.