An Act to Protect Massachusetts Public Health from PFAS

An Act to Protect Massachusetts Public Health from PFAS, H.4486 Sponsored by Senator Julian Cyr and Representative Kate Hogan Toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are widely used in consumer products and industrial applications and are present in the blood of almost every American tested. PFAS are also present in Massachusetts water, soil, and wildlife. This bill: * Content from Clean … Read more

An Act Relative to Toxic Free Kids

An Act Relative to Toxic Free Kids, S.2564 Sponsored by Senator Cindy Friedman and Representative James Hawkins Chemicals that cause cancer, harm brain development, and disrupt hormones should not be in products specifically designed and sold for children! Harmful substances, including PFAS, are in children’s toys, clothing, school supplies, shampoos, lotions, and more. This bill: … Read more

PFAS and Your Community: A series of short films…

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

Webinar Recording: What’s New with PFAS in Massachusetts and Across the US November 15, 2022

Poster for webinar recording November

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.